Agent Name

4-(Dimethylamino)benzoic acid

CAS Number

619-84-1

Formula

C9-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N,N-Dimethyl-4-aminobenzoic acid; N,N-Dimethyl-p-aminobenzoic acid; p-Dimethylamino benzoic acid; p-N,N-(Dimethylamino)benzoic acid; 4-Dimethylaminobenzoic acid; Benzoic acid, 4-(dimethylamino)-; Benzoic acid, p-(dimethylamino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aminobenzoic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Off-white odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Esters are used as sunscreens; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 180 mg/kg; [RTECS] A mild skin irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Padimate O."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000625 mm Hg

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