Agent Name

N,N-Diethyl-p-phenylenediamine

CAS Number

93-05-0

Formula

C10-H16-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenediamine, N,N-diethyl-; 4-(Diethylamino)aniline; 4-Amino-N,N-diethylaniline; Diethyl-p-phenylenediamine; Diethyl-para-phenylenediamine; Diethylaminoaniline; N,N-Diethyl-1,4-benzenediamine; N,N-Diethyl-4-aminoaniline; N,N-Diethyl-4-phenylenediamine; N,N-Diethyl-para-phenylenediamine; p-(Diethylamino)aniline; p-Amino-N,N-diethylaniline; p-Aminodiethylaniline; p-Phenylenediamine, N,N-diethyl-; para-Aminodiethylaniline; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Pale yellow liquid; [HSDB] Reddish-brown or black liquid; [CAMEO] Pale yellow liquid; Turns dark brown on exposure to light and air; [CHEMINFO] Clear very deep brown liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye intermediate and in diazo copying processes; [Hawley] Used as an antioxidant/antiozonant, as a developing agent in color photography, and in organic synthesis; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

May cause allergic dermatitis, irritation, and hemorrhage on skin contact; May induce methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] A severe eye irritant, based on animal studies; May cause skin sensitization after prolonged contact, based on a related compound; [CHEMINFO] Can cause burns; [eChemPortal: ESIS] A severe eye irritant; Causes general anesthesia, convulsions, and cyanosis in dermal lethal-dose study of rabbits; Causes convulsions in oral lethal-dose study of cats; [RTECS] Causes burns; Toxic if ingested; May be harmful if absorbed through skin; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00298 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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