Agent Name

m-Cresidine

CAS Number

102-50-1

Formula

C8-H11-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Methyl-4-methoxyaniline; 2-Methyl-p-anisidine; 4-Methoxy-2-methylaniline; 4-Methoxy-2-methylbenzenamine; Benzenamine, 4-methoxy-2-methyl-; 4-Methoxy-o-toluidine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Solid or brick-red liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless or brown liquid; mp = 13-14 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used in the manufacture of dyes, inks, and pigments; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; Associated with tumors of urinary tract and liver in high-dose animal studies; [MSDSonline] See "p-Cresidine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash Point > 230 deg F; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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