Agent Name

5-Nitro-o-anisidine

CAS Number

99-59-2

Formula

C7-H8-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Amino-1-methoxy-4-nitrobenzene; 2-Amino-4-nitroanisole; 2-Methoxy-5-nitroaniline; 2-Methoxy-5-nitrobenzenamine; 3-Amino-4-methoxynitrobenzene; 3-Nitro-6-methoxyaniline; 5-Nitro-2-methoxyaniline; Aniline, 2-methoxy-5-nitro-; Azoamine Scarlet; Azoamine Scarlet K; Azogene ecarlate R; Azoic Diazo Component 13, Base; Benzenamine, 2-methoxy-5-nitro-; C.I. 37130; C.I. Azoic Diazo Component 13; CI Azoic diazo component 13; Fast Scarlet R; o-Anisidine, 5-nitro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitroanilines

Description

Orange-red to red solid; [HSDB] Orange crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes and pigments; Also used in azoic dye compositions for cotton, nylon, acetate, and silk; [HSDB]

Comments

Harmful by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption; Potential health effects include methemoglobinemia, skin sensitization, and injury to the kidneys and liver; [CAMEO] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include abnormal liver function tests; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000319 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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