Agent Name

4-Nitro-1,3-benzenediamine

CAS Number

5131-58-8

Formula

C6-H7-N3-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Benzenediamine, 4-nitro-; 1,3-Diamino-4-nitrobenzene; 2,4-Diaminonitrobenzene; 4-Nitro-1,3-fenylendiamin [Czech]; 4-Nitro-1,3-phenylenediamine; 4-Nitro-m-phenylenediamine; C.I. 76030; m-Phenylenediamine, 4-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Orange solid; [HSDB] Orange solid with blue luster or yellow solid; [CAMEO] Yellow or brown crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a disperse dye intermediate and hair colorant; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Causes other liver changes, other changes in urine composition, and hemorrhage in 30-day intermittent oral study of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.6E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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