Agent Name

3-Chloro-o-toluidine

CAS Number

87-60-5

Formula

C7-H8-Cl-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-3-chloro-2-methylbenzene; 2-Amino-6-chlorotoluene; 3-Chlor-2-toluidin [Czech]; 3-Chloro-2-methylaniline; 3-Chloro-2-toluidin [Czech]; 3-Chloro-2-methylphenylamine; 3-Chloro-2-toluidine; 6-Chloro-2-aminotoluene; 6-Chloro-ortho-toluidine; Azoic Diazo Component 46; Benzenamine, 3-chloro-2-methyl-; Fast Scarlet TR Base; Scarlet TR Base; Toluene, 2-amino-6-chloro-; o-Methyl-m-chloroaniline; o-Toluidine, 3-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2238

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Liquid; [HSDB] Yellow or brown liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in the manufacture of azo dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorotoluenes."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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