Agent Name

2-Amino-6-methoxybenzothiazole

CAS Number

1747-60-0

Formula

C8-H8-N2-O-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Amino-6-methoxy benzothiazole; 6-Methoxy-2-aminobenzothiazole; 2-Benzothiazolamine, 6-methoxy-; 6-Methoxy-2-benzothiazolamine; 6-Methoxybenzothiazol-2-ylamine; Benzothiazole, 2-amino-6-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiazoles

Description

Off-white to light tan solid; [CAMEO] Powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye intermediate; [NTP]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 140 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [NTP] An irritant; Risk of irreversible adverse health effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Aminobenzothiazole."

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