Agent Name

3,5-Diaminotoluene

CAS Number

108-71-4

Formula

C7-H10-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Benzenediamine, 5-methyl-; 1,3-Diamino-5-methylbenzene; Toluene, 3,5-diamino-; Toluene-3,5-diamine; [ChemIDplus] 3,5-TDA; [INCHEM]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Sources/Uses

Produced as minor by-product in manufacture of other diaminotoluene isomers; Used as initiator for rigid urethane production and as reaction product with phosgene to yield toluene diisocyanate; Commercial mixture composed of all six diaminotoluene isomers; [HSDB]

Comments

See "2,4-Diaminotoluene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0037 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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