Agent Name

2-Chloro-p-phenylenediamine

CAS Number

615-66-7

Formula

C6-H7-Cl-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-chloro-; 1,4-Diamino-2-chlorobenzene; 2-Chlor-p-fenylendiamin [Czech]; 2-Chloro-(1,4-phenylenediamine); 2-Chloro-1,4-benzenediamine; 2-Chloro-1,4-diaminobenzene; 3-Chlor-p-fenylendiamin [Czech]; 3-Chloro-4-aminoaniline; 3-Chloro-p-fenylendiamin [Czech]; C.I. 76065; CI 76065; Ursol Brown O; o-Chloro-p-phenylenediamine; p-Phenylenediamine, 2-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a component of hair dyes; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A reproductive effector and moderate eye irritant; [RTECS] Not a sensitizer in animal testing; Emergency treatment: see "p-Phenylenediamine." [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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