Agent Name

2,4,5-Trimethylaniline

CAS Number

137-17-7

Formula

C9-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2,4-Trimethyl-5-aminobenzene; 1-Amino-2,4,5-trimethylbenzene; 2,4,5-Trimethylanilin [Czech]; 2,4,5-Trimethylbenzenamine; Benzenamine, 2,4,5-trimethyl-; Pseudocumidine; Pseudokumidin [Czech]; Psi-cumidine; psi-Cumidine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

White or beige solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to manufacture dyes and other organic chemicals; [Hawley]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; MAC-2 (considered to be carcinogenic for man because sufficient data from long-term animal studies or limited evidence from animal studies substantiated by evidence from epidemiological studies indicate that it can make a significant contribution to cancer risk); [MAK] Toxic by inhalation, ingestion, and skin contact; [eChemPortal: ESIS] Toxic dose can induce methemoglobinemia; Oral LD50 (rat) = 1250 mg/kg; [HSDB] An irritant; Targets blood and liver; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.009 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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