Agent Name

4,4'-Diaminodiphenyl ether

CAS Number

101-80-4

Formula

C12-H12-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Di-(4-aminophenyl)ether; 4,4'-Diaminobiphenyl oxide; 4,4'-Diaminobiphenyloxide; 4,4'-Diaminodiphenyl oxide; 4,4'-Diaminophenyl ether; 4,4'-Diaminophenyl oxide; 4,4'-Oxybisaniline; 4,4'-Oxybisbenzenamine; 4,4'-Oxydiphenylamine; 4,4-Diaminodiphenyl ether; 4,4-Oxydianiline; 4-Aminophenyl ether; Aniline, 4,4'-oxydi-; Bis(4-aminophenyl) ether; Bis(4-aminophenyl)ether; Bis(p-aminophenyl) ether; Bis(p-aminophenyl)ether; Dadpe; Diaminodiphenyl ether; Ether, 4,4'-diaminodiphenyl; Oxybis(4-aminobenzene); Oxydi-p-phenylenediamine; Oxydianiline; p,p'-Diaminodiphenyl ether; p,p'-Oxybis(aniline); p,p'-Oxydianiline; p-Aminophenyl ether; Benzenamine, 4,4'-oxybis-; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Amines, Polyaromatic

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB] Colorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for polyimide and poly(ester-imide) resins; [HSDB]

Comments

Harmful by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption; May cause irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.36E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 219 deg C; [HSDB] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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