Agent Name

4-Dimethylaminophenol

CAS Number

619-60-3

Formula

C8-H11-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-(Dimethylamino)phenol; 4-DMAP; DMAP; DMAP (antidote); N,N-Dimethyl-4-aminophenol; N,N-Dimethyl-p-hydroxyaniline; p-(Dimethylamino)phenol; p-Hydroxy-N,N-dimethylaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Phenols

Sources/Uses

Used in Germany as an antidote to induce methemoglobinemia in cases of cyanide poisoning; [Olson, p. 621]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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