Agent Name

p-Cresidine

CAS Number

120-71-8

Formula

C8-H11-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-2-methoxy-5-methylbenzene; 2-Amino-4-methylanisole; 2-Methoxy-5-methylaniline; 2-Methoxy-5-methylbenzenamine; 3-Amino-4-methoxytoluene; 3-Amino-p-cresol methyl ether; 3-Amino-para-cresol, methyl ether; 4-Methoxy-m-toluidine; 4-Methyl-2-aminoanisole; 5-Methyl-o-anisidine; Azoic Red 36; C.I. Azoic Red 83; Cresidine; Krezidin; Krezidine; m-Amino-p-cresol, methyl ester; meta-Amino-para-cresol, methyl ether; ortho-Anisidine, 5-methyl-; p-Kresidin [Czech]; 6-Methoxy-m-toluidine; Benzenamine, 2-methoxy-5-methyl-; o-Anisidine, 5-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Chemical intermediate for dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

Possibly carcinogenic to humans; [ICSC] Irritating to the skin and eyes; [HSDB] Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Can cause methemoglobinemia, damage to the liver, and unconsciousness; [CAMEO] An eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; Targets blood, liver, and bladder; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 111 deg C; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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