Agent Name

Benzenediamine, ar,ar-diethyl-ar-methyl-

CAS Number

68479-98-1

Formula

C11-H18-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Diethyltoluenediamine; PU 1443; ar,ar-Diethyl-ar-methylbenzenediamine; Diethylmethylbenzenediamine; [ChemIDplus] Diethyl tolamine; [RTECS] BAYTEC XL 1701; DETDA; [Bayer Material Science MSDS]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Clear or brown liquid with a pungent odor; [Bayer Material Science MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, lachrymation, and musculoskeletal changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Isomeric mixture of 2,4-DETDA (CAS# 2095-02-5) and 2,6-DETDA (CAS# 2095-01-4); An eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; May cause liver injury; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; [Bayer Material Science MSDS] See "1,3-Benzenediamine, ar-ethyl-ar-methyl."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,450 mg/m3/1hr

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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