Agent Name

Diphenylamine sulfate

CAS Number

587-84-8

Formula

C12-H11-N.H2-O4-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzenamine, N-phenyl-, sulfate (1:1); Diphenylamine, hydrogen sulfate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Polyaromatic

Description

White to yellowish solid; [Merck Index] Slightly yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes, stabilize nitrocellulose explosives and celluloid, and in analytical chemistry; Also used to test for nitrate and nitrite poisoning and as topical veterinary medication; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation, methemoglobinemia, and bladder injury; [Merck Index] Emergency treatment: "Aniline"; [HSDB] See "Diphenylamine."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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