Agent Name

2-Fluoroaniline

CAS Number

348-54-9

Formula

C6-H6-F-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-2-fluorobenzene; 2-Fluorobenzenamine; o-Fluoroaniline; Aniline, o-fluoro- (8CI); Benzenamine, 2-fluoro-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Fluorophenylamine; [CAMEO] UN2941

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Clear to pale yellow liquid with a mild sweet odor; [CHRIS]

Comments

Causes methemoglobinemia in acute oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An eye irritant; Exposure may cause cyanosis, headache, nausea, and unconsciousness; Can be absorbed through skin; [CHRIS] A skin and strong eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Chloroaniline."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Fluoroanilines."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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