Agent Name

2'-Methyl-4-dimethylaminoazobenzene

CAS Number

3731-39-3

Formula

C15-H17-N3

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

2'-Methyl-p-dimethylaminoazobenzene; 2-Methyl-N,N-dimethyl-4-aminoazobenzene; 4-Dimethylamino-2'-methylazobenzene; Aniline, N,N-dimethyl-4-(o-tolylazo)-; Aniline, N,N-dimethyl-p-(2'-methylphenylazo)-; Aniline, N,N-dimethyl-p-(o-tolylazo)-; Azobenzene, 4-(dimethylamino)-2'-methyl-; Benzenamine, N,N-dimethyl-4-((2-methylphenyl)azo)-; N,N-Dimethyl-p-((o-tolyl)azo)aniline; o'-Methyl-p-dimethylaminoazobenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Azo Dyes

Description

Red or red-orange solid; [CAMEO] Orange solid; [Avocado MSDS]

Comments

Seven-week feeding study of rats produced no changes to liver; Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Dust may be explosive in air; [CAMEO] See "4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.0E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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