Agent Name

2,6-Dichloro-p-phenylenediamine

CAS Number

609-20-1

Formula

C6-H6-Cl2-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenediamine, 2,6-dichloro-; 1,4-Diamino-2,6-dichlorobenzene; 2,5-Diamino-1,3-dichlorobenzene; 2,6-Dichloro-1,4-benzenediamine; 2,6-Dichloro-1,4-phenylenediamine; 3,5-Dichloro-1,4-phenylenediamine; C.I. 37020; CI 37020; Daito Brown Salt RR; Fast Brown RR Salt; p-Phenylenediamine, 2,6-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Gray solid; May become unstable with prolonged exposure to air and light; [CAMEO] Grey powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Chemical intermediate for dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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