Agent Name

2-Aminobenzamide

CAS Number

88-68-6

Formula

C7-H8-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Aminobenzamide (VAN); 2-Carbamoylaniline; Aminobenzamide; Anthranilamide; Anthranilamide (VAN); Anthranilimidic acid; Anthranilimidic acid (VAN); Benzamide, 2-amino-; Benzamide, o-amino-; Benzoic acid, 2-amino-, amide; o-Aminobenzamide; o-Aminobenzamide (VAN); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Light brown crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in fluorescent dyes and as a laboratory chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

One-generation reproduction feeding study of rats produced reduction in pup viability and weights; No adverse effects noted to male or female reproductive organs; [EPA TSCA] A skin and eye irritant; Toxic if ingested; [Aldrich MSDS] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.63E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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