Agent Name

4-Chloro-o-toluidine hydrochloride

CAS Number

3165-93-3

Formula

C7-H8-Cl-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Amino-5-chlorotoluene hydrochloride; 2-Methyl-4-chloroaniline hydrochloride; 4-Chloro-2-methylaniline hydrochloride; 4-Chloro-2-methylbenzenamine hydrochloride; 4-Chloro-2-toluidine hydrochloride; 4-Chloro-6-methylaniline hydrochloride; 4-Chloro-o-toluidine HCl; 5-Chloro-2-aminotoluene hydrochloride; Amarthol Fast Red TR; Asymmetric meta-chloro-ortho-toluidine hydrochloride; Azogene Fast Red TR; Azoic Diazo Component 11 Base; C.I. 37085; C.I. Azoic Diazo Component 11; CI 37085; CI Azoic Diazo Component 11; Chlorhydrate de 4-chloroorthotoluidine [French]; Chlorhydrate de chloro-4 o-toluidine; Clorhidrato de 4-cloro-o-toluidine; Devol Red K; Devol Red TR; Diazo Fast Red TR; Kromon Green B; Neutrosel Red TRVA; p-Chloro-o-toluidine hydrochloride; Benzenamine, 4-chloro-2-methyl-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] UN1579

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] Orange to red solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make azo dyes for cotton, silk, acetate, and nylon; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and tumorigen; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] May cause irritation and methemoglobinemia; [MSDSonline] See "4-Chloro-o-toluidine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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