Agent Name

N,N-Dimethyl-p-nitrosoaniline

Alternative Name

p-Nitrosodimethylaniline

CAS Number

138-89-6

Formula

C8-H10-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

p-Nitrosodimethylaniline; 4-(Dimethylamino)nitrosobenzene; 4-Nitroso-N,N-dimethylaniline; 4-Nitrosodimethylaniline; Accelerine; Aniline, N,N-dimethyl-p-nitroso-; Benzenamine, N,N-dimethyl-4-nitroso-; Dimethyl(p-nitrosophenyl)amine; N,N-Dimethyl-4-nitrosobenzenamine; N,N-Dimethyl-4-nitrosoaniline; NDMA; Paranitrosodimethylanilide; Ultra Brilliant Blue P; p-(Dimethylamino)nitrosobenzene; p-(N,N-Dimethylamino)nitrosobenzene; p-Nitroso-N,N-dimethylaniline; p-Nitrosodimethylanilide; [ChemIDplus] UN1369

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Green solid; [Merck Index] Green crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in printing fabrics; Also use as an intermediate for dyestuffs, an accelerator for rubber vulcanization, and a seed disinfectant; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant and sensitizing agent, but not known to cause methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Oral LD50 (mammals) = 650 mg/kg; Effects after feeding rats lethal doses include somnolence, convulsions, and hematuria; [RTECS] May spontaneously combust on contact with air; [CAMEO] An irritant; Toxic if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.4 mm Hg

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