Agent Name

4-Bromoaniline

CAS Number

106-40-1

Formula

C6-H6-Br-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Bromanilinu [Czech]; 4-Bromo-aniline; 4-Bromobenzenamine; 4-Bromobenzeneamine; Aniline, p-bromo-; Benzenamine, 4-bromo-; p-Bromoaniline; p-Bromophenylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Colorless solid; [Hawley] Brown solid; [CAMEO] White or brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the preparation of azo dyes and dihydroquinazolines (condensed with formaldehyde); [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes flaccid paralysis, cyanosis, and weight loss in high-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Can induce methemoglobinemia; [ICSC] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline] See "4-Chloroaniline."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.17 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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