Agent Name

2-Nitrodiphenylamine

CAS Number

119-75-5

Formula

C12-H10-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

C.I. 10335; N-Phenyl-o-nitroaniline; Nitrodiphenylamine; Sudan Yellow 1339; o-Nitro-N-phenylaniline; o-Nitrodiphenylamine; 2-Nitro-N-phenylaniline; Benzenamine, 2-nitro-N-phenyl-; Diphenylamine, 2-nitro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Orange solid; [Reference #1] Reddish-brown solid; [CAMEO] Red or orange crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to control the combustion of propylene glycol dinitrate in Otto fuel II (US navy propellant for torpedoes and other weapons systems); Also used as a solvent dye; [ATSDR Public Health Statements] Used as stabilizer for nitroglycerin and as a chemical intermediate; [NTP]

Comments

A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; May cause methemoglobinemia, based on structurally similar compounds; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Otto fuel."

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs: Otto Fuel II and Its Components

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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