Agent Name

2-Chloro-p-toluidine

CAS Number

615-65-6

Formula

C7-H8-Cl-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Chlor-4-toluidin [Czech]; 2-Chloro-4-methylaniline; 4-Amino-2-chlorotoluene; 4-Methyl-2-chloroaniline; Benzenamine, 2-chloro-4-methyl-; p-Toluidine, 2-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3429

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Pale yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and severe skin irritant; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; Chlorotoluidines may cause hemorrhagic cystitis; [HSDB] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorotoluidines, liquid."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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