Agent Name

N,N-Dimethyl-p-phenylenediamine monohydrochloride

CAS Number

2052-46-2

Formula

C8-H12-N2.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Amino-N,N-dimethylaniline monohydrochloride; N,N-Dimethyl-1,4-benzenediamine monohydrochloride; p-Amino-N,N-dimethylaniline monohydrochloride; 1,4-Benzenediamine, N,N-dimethyl-, monohydrochloride; 1,4-Benzenediamine, N1,N1-dimethyl-, hydrochloride (1:1); N,N-Dimethylbenzene-1,4-diamine hydrochloride; p-Phenylenediamine, N,N-dimethyl-, monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] 4-(Dimethylamino)anilinemonohydrochloride; DMPPDA; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2811

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Grey crystalline solid; Hygroscopic; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes tremor, convulsions, and somnolence oral lethal-dose studies of rodents; [RTECS] May cause irritation and respiratory sensitization; May induce methemoglobinemia; Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation; Toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "N,N-Dimethyl-p-benzenediamine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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