Agent Name

N,N-Dimethyl-m-toluidine

CAS Number

121-72-2

Formula

C9-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzene, 1-(dimethylamino)-3-methyl-; Dimethyl-m-toluidine; Dimetil-m-toluidina [Italian]; m,N,N-Trimethylaniline; m-Methyl-N,N-dimethylaniline; N,N,3-Trimethylaniline; N,N,3-Trimethylbenzenamine; N,N-Dimethyl-3-methylaniline; N,N-Dimethyl-m-methylaniline; Benzenamine, N,N,3-trimethyl-; m-Toluidine, N,N-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1708

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 300 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; May induce methemoglobinemia; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause organ injury; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "m-Toluidine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.58 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toluidines, liquid."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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