Agent Name

4-Chloro-m-phenylenediamine

CAS Number

5131-60-2

Formula

C6-H7-Cl-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Chloro-1,3-phenylenediamine; 1,3-Benzenediamine, 4-chloro-; 1-Chloro-2,4-diaminobenzene; 4-Chloro-1,3-benzenediamine; 4-Chloro-meta-phenylenediamine; 4-Chlorophene-1,3-diamine; 4-Chlorophenylene-1,3-diamine; 4-Cl-m-PD; C.I. 76027; CI 76027; m-Phenylenediamine, 4-chloro-; p-Chlor-m-fenylendiamin [Czech]; p-Chloro-m-phenylenediamine; [ChemIDplus] UN1673

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Gray or dark purple solid; [CAMEO] Brown crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for dyestuffs and pigments, a hair dye coupler, a rubber-processing agent, and a research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and lacrimation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00206 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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