Agent Name

4-Chloro-o-phenylenediamine

CAS Number

95-83-0

Formula

C6-H7-Cl-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Diamino-4-chlorobenzene; 2-Amino-4-chloroaniline; 3,4-Diamino-1-chlorobenzene; 3,4-Diaminochlorobenzene; 4-Chloro-1,2-benzenediamine; 4-Chloro-1,2-diaminobenzene; 4-Chloro-1,2-phenylenediamine; 4-Cl-o-PD; C.I. 76015; CI 76015; Ursol Olive 6G; p-Chloro-o-phenylenediamine; 1,2-Benzenediamine, 4-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Brown solid; May be sensitive to prolonged exposure to air and light; [CAMEO] Deep brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an ingredient in hair dyes, a curing agent for epoxy resins, a reagent in gas chromatographic analyses, and a chemical intermediate for dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Harmful by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption; [CAMEO] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00206 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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