Agent Name

1,8-Bis(dimethylamino)naphthalene

CAS Number

20734-58-1

Formula

C14-H18-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,8-Naphthalenediamine, N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl-; N,N,N',N'-Tetramethylnaphthalene-1,8-diamine; [ChemIDplus] N1,N1,N8,N8-Tetramethyl-1,8-naphthalenediamine; Proton sponge; [Merck Index]

Category

Amines, Polyaromatic

Description

Pale cream crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Prototype of a group of very high alkalinity aromatic diamines known as proton sponges; Used in organic synthesis and catalysis; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes burns; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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