Agent Name

2,4-Dimethoxyaniline

CAS Number

2735-04-8

Formula

C8-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Aniline, 2,4-dimethoxy-; Benzenamine, 2,4-dimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Black solid; [CAMEO] Black solid; mp = 34-37 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for C.I. basic yellow 11; Not currently manufactured in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; No evidence of carcinogenicity in rats or mice; [HSDB] A local irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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