Agent Name

N-Phenyl-beta-naphthylamine

Alternative Name

N-Phenyl-2-naphthylamine

CAS Number

135-88-6

Formula

C16-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-Phenyl-2-naphthylamine; 2-Anilinonaphthalene; 2-Naphthalenamine, N-phenyl-; 2-Naphthylphenylamine; 2-Phenylaminonaphthalene; AK 1; AK 1 (stabilizer); Aceto PBN; AgeRite Powder; Anilinonaphthalene; Antioxidant 116; Antioxidant D; Antioxidant PBN; Fenyl-beta-naftylamin [Czech]; N-(2-Naphthyl)aniline; N-Fenyl-2-aminonaftalen [Czech]; N-Phenyl-2-naphthylamine; N-Phenyl-beta-naphthylamine; Naftam 2; Neosone D; Neozon D; Neozone; Neozone D; Nilox PbNa; Noclizer D; Nocrac D; Nonox D; Nonox DN; PBNA; Phenyl-2-naphthylamine; Phenyl-beta-naphthylamine; Phenyl-beta-naphtilamine; Stabilizator AR; Stabilizer AR; Vulkanox PBN; beta-Naphthylphenylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthylamines

Description

White to yellow crystals or gray to tan flakes or powder. [Note: Commercial product may contain 20-30 ppm of Beta-Naphthylamine.]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

No longer used in the United States because of carcinogenic potential; in the past used as a antioxidant for rubber, grease, and oils; also used as a component of rocket fuels and as a stabilizer in dyes and silicone enamels; [ACGIH] Used as an antioxidant in the production of rubber, polymers, greases, oils; as an inhibitor of polymerization; as a stabilizer in silicon enamels; and as a catalyst and chemical intermediate; Also used in rocket fuels, surgical plasters, and tin electroplating baths; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in rubber workers; [Kanerva, p. 1826] Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK]

Reference Link

Occupational sensitivity to rubber

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.29E-6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Carcinogen--No TLV;

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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