Agent Name

N-Phenyl-1-naphthylamine

CAS Number

90-30-2

Formula

C16-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Anilinonaphthalene; Aceto PAN; Additin 30; Amoco 32; Antigene PAN; Antioxidant PAN; C.I. 44050; Fenyl-alpha-naftylamin [Czech]; N-(1-Naphthyl)aniline; N-Fenyl-1-aminonaftalen [Czech]; N-Phenyl-alpha-naphthylamine; Neozone A; Nonox A; PANA; Phenyl-1-naphthylamine; Phenylnaphthylamine; Vulkanox PAN; alpha-Naphthylphenylamine; n-Phenyl-alpha-naphthylamine; 1-Naphthalenamine, N-phenyl-; 1-Naphthylamine, N-phenyl-; N-1-Naphthylaniline; [ChemIDplus] UN3077

Category

Naphthylamines

Description

White to slightly yellowish solid; [Hawley] Commercial grade is light brown to dark violet; [HSDB] Brown solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a stabilizer for synthetic rubbers, an antioxidant in lubrication oils and rubber mixtures, and an intermediate for dyes and other chemicals; [HSDB] Caused contact dermatitis in workers manufacturing rollers for conveyor belts exposed to fire-resistant greases containing this chemical; [Kanerva, p. 1826]

Comments

Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK] Can induce methemoglobinemia; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

Isolated naphthylamine allergy to phenyl-alpha-nap... [Contact Dermatitis. 1990] - PubMed result

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.29E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point > 200 deg C; [eChemPortal: HPVIS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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Diseases

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