Agent Name

p-Nitrosodiphenylamine

CAS Number

156-10-5

Formula

C12-H10-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

4-Nitroso-N-phenylaniline; 4-Nitroso-N-phenylbenzenamine; 4-Nitrosodiphenylamine; Amine, diphenyl, 4-nitroso-; Benzenamine, 4-nitroso-N-phenyl-; Diphenylamine, 4-nitroso-; N-Phenyl-p-nitrosoaniline; N-Phenyl-para-nitrosoaniline; Naugard TKB; Nitrous diphenylamide; TKB; p-Nitroso-N-phenylaniline; p-Nitrosodifenylamin [Czech]; p-Phenylaminonitrosobenzene; para-Nitroso-N-phenylaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Green solid with bluish luster or steel-blue solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a rubber accelerator, chemical intermediate (dyes and pharmaceuticals), and polymerization inhibitor in vinyl monomer production; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; Highly toxic by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption; [CAMEO] Causes liver cancer in high-dose feeding studies of experimental animals; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; May cause liver and kidney damage; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000185 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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