Agent Name

1,5-Naphthalenediamine

CAS Number

2243-62-1

Formula

C10-H10-N2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,5-Diaminonaphthalene; 1,5-Naphthylenediamine; 1,5-Napthalenediamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Colorless to light purple solid; [ICSC] Sensitive to prolonged exposure to air; [CAMEO] Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make polyurethane elastomers, dyes, and pharmaceuticals; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK] May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "beta-Naphthylamine" and "alpha-Naphthylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.93E-5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 226 deg C; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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