Agent Name

2-Nitro-4-phenylenediamine

Alternative Name

o-Nitro-4-phenylenediamine

CAS Number

5307-14-2

Formula

C6-H7-N3-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

o-Nitro-4-phenylenediamine; 1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-nitro-; 1,4-Diamino-2-nitrobenzene; 1,4-Diaminonitrobenzol [German]; 2,5-Diaminonitrobenzene; 2-N-p-PDA; 2-NPPD; 2-Nitro-1,4-benzenediamine; 2-Nitro-1,4-diaminobenzene; 2-Nitro-1,4-phenylenediamine; 2-Nitro-4-aminoaniline; 2-Nitro-4-phenylenediamine; 2-Nitro-p-phenylenediamine; 2-Nitrol-p-phenylenediamine; 2-Nitrol-para-phenylenediamine; 4-Amino-2-nitroaniline; C.I. 76070; C.I. Oxidation Base 22; CI 76070; CI Oxidation Base 22; Durafur Brown; Durafur Brown 2R; Dye GS; Fouramine 2R; Fourrine 36; Fourrine Brown 2R; Nitro-p-phenylenediamine; Oxidation Base 22; Ursol Brown RR; Zoba Brown RR; o-Nitro-p-phenylenediamine; p-Phenylenediamine, 2-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Almost black needles with dark-green luster or black powder; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a hair dye; [Kanerva, p. 1819]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in hairdressers; [Kanerva, p. 1819] May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.6E-5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

"Danger of sensitization of skin." [MAK]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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