Agent Name

Aniline hemisulfate

CAS Number

542-16-5

Formula

C6-H7-N.1/2H2-O4-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Aniline sulfate; Benzenamine, sulfate (2:1); Dianilinium sulphate; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Solid; Darkened by air and light; [Merck Index] White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes, drugs, resins, varnishes, perfumes, and shoe blacks; Also used for vulcanizing rubber and as a solvent; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause serious eye injury, skin sensitization, and methemoglobinemia; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause organ injury; Suspected carcinogen and mutagen; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Aniline." See "Orthanilic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.7E-17 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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