Agent Name

Auramine hydrochloride

CAS Number




Major Category



(Tetramethyldiamino)diphenylketoimine hydrochloride; 1,1-Bis(p-dimethylaminophenyl)methylenimine hydrochloride; 4,4'-(Imidocarbonyl)bis(N,N-dimethylamine), monohydrochloride; 4,4'-Bis(dimethylamino)-benzhydrylidenimine hydrochloride; 4:4'-Bis(dimethylamino)benzophenone-imine hydrochloride; Adc Auramine O; Aizen Auramine Conc. SFA; Aizen Auramine conc.SFA; Aizen auramine; Aizen auramine OH; Aniline, 4,4'-(imidocarbonyl)bis(N,N-dimethyl-, hydrochloride; Aniline, 4,4'-imidocarbonylbis(N,N-dimethyl-, monohydrochloride; Auramin; Auramine; Auramine (VAN); Auramine 0-100; Auramine A1; Auramine Extra; Auramine Extra Conc. A; Auramine FA; Auramine FWA; Auramine II; Auramine Lake Yellow O; Auramine N; Auramine O; Auramine O (biological stain); Auramine O Extra Conc. A Export; Auramine ON; Auramine OO; Auramine OOO; Auramine OS; Auramine Pure; Auramine SP; Auramine Yellow; Auramine chloride; Auramine conc. Specially soluble in Spirit; Auramine hydrochloride; Basic Yellow 2; Basic Yellow 2, fugitive; Benzenamine, 4,4'-carbonimidoylbis(N,N-dimethyl-, monohydrochloride; C.I. 41000; C.I. Basic Yellow 2; C.I. Basic Yellow 2, monohydrochloride; CI 41000; CI Basic Yellow 2; CI Basic Yellow 2, monohydrochloride; Calcozine Yellow OX; Mitsui auramine O; Zlut zasadita 2; [ChemIDplus] UN2811


Di- and Triaryl Dyes


Yellow solid; [HSDB] Deep yellow powder;


Used to dye paper, leather, cotton, wool, silk, jute, and coco fiber; Also used as a stain for acid-fast bacteria and tissue; [HSDB] Used as a disinfectant and antiseptic; [ChemIDplus]


A skin and eye irritant; Harmful by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption; May cause skin and eye burns; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; Readily absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] Danger of cutaneous absorption; [MAK] See "Auramine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.29E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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