Agent Name

2,5-Dimethoxyaniline

CAS Number

102-56-7

Formula

C8-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-2,5-dimethoxybenzene; 2,5-Dimethoxybenzenamine; Aminohydroquinone dimethyl ether; C.I. 35811; Aniline, 2,5-dimethoxy-; Benzenamine, 2,5-dimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes somnolence, methemoglobinemia, liver and kidney changes, and general anesthesia in acute oral studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; May induce methemoglobinemia; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause organ injury; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00828 mm Hg

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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