Agent Name

3,5-Dichloroaniline

CAS Number

626-43-7

Formula

C6-H5-Cl2-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Aniline, 3,5-dichloro-; Benzenamine, 3,5-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1590; UN3442

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Solid; [HSDB] White crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the production of fungicides (vinclozolin and iprodione), dyes, and pharmaceuticals; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; The dichloroanilines cause evidence of kidney damage (proteinuria, hematuria, and elevated blood urea nitrogen) at 0.8 mmol/kg given intraperitoneally to rats; [HSDB] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; May be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] See "3,4-Dichloroaniline."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Dichloroanilines, solid."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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