Agent Name

1,8-Naphthalenediamine

CAS Number

479-27-6

Formula

C10-H10-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,8-Diaminonaphthalene; 1,8-Naphthylenediamine; Naphthalene-1,8-diamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Polyaromatic

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light brown crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antioxidant for lubricating oils and for the detection of selenium and nitrites; [Merck Index] Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] May cause irritation and skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Suspected carcinogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "p-Phenylenediamine" and "o-Phenylenediamine." See "1,5-Naphthalenediamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.93E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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