Agent Name

2-Chloro-1,4-benzenediamine dihydrochloride

CAS Number

615-46-3

Formula

C6-H7-Cl-N2.2Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-chloro-, dihydrochloride; 2-Chloro-p-phenylenediamine dihydrochloride; p-Phenylenediamine, 2-chloro-, dihydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Tan to brownish-purple crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "2-Chloro-p-phenylenediamine."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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