Agent Name

2,4,6-Trichloroaniline

CAS Number

634-93-5

Formula

C6-H4-Cl3-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-2,4,6-trichlorobenzene; 2,4,6-TCA; 2,4,6-Trichlorobenzenamine; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenylamine; Aniline, 2,4,6-trichloro-; Benzenamine, 2,4,6-trichloro-; s-Trichloroaniline; sym-Trichloroaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Off-white or tan fibers; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make benzene derivatives, fungicides, mono-azo dyestuffs, and hexachlorodiphenyl urea; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and tumorigen; Causes methemoglobinemia, abnormal liver enzymes, and convulsions in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: "Aniline." [HSDB] Skin sensitizer from human and guinea pig testing; [Reference #2] A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Effects in high-dose animal studies include methemoglobinemia and convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.47E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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