Agent Name

2,4-Diamino-6-methylphenol

CAS Number

15872-73-8

Formula

C7-H10-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,4-Diamino-o-cresol; 2-Methyl-4,6-diaminophenol; 4,6-Diamino-2-cresol; 4,6-Diamino-o-cresol; Phenol, 2,4-diamino-6-methyl-; o-Cresol, 4,6-diamino-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Phenols

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Phenol and related agents"; Intraperitoneal administration of 33 mg/kg caused lethal methemoglobinemia within 15-20 minutes in animal experiments; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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