Agent Name

3,3'-Dicarboxybenzidine

CAS Number

2130-56-5

Formula

C14-H12-N2-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(1,1'-Biphenyl)-3,3'-dicarboxylic acid, 4,4'-diamino-; 3,3'-Benzidinedicarboxylic acid; 3,3'-Biphenyldicarboxylic acid, 4,4'-diamino-; 4,4'-Diamino-3,3'-biphenyldicarboxylic acid; 5,5'-Bianthranilic acid; 5,5'-Dianthranilic acid; Benzidine-m,m'-dicarboxylic acid; Kwas benzydynodwukaroksylowy [Polish]; Benzidine-3,3'-dicarboxylic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzidine and Derivatives

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make copper azo dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Some evidence for carcinogenicity in rodents when dosed subcutaneously; Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] See "Benzidine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.3E-11 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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