Agent Name

2,5-Diaminotoluene sulfate

CAS Number

6369-59-1

Formula

C7-H10-N2.x-H2-O4-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-methyl-, sulfate; 2,5-TDS; 2,5-Toluenediamine sulfate; 2-Methyl-1,4-benzenediamine sulfate; 2-Methyl-para-phenylenediamine sulphate; C.I. 76043; C.I. Oxidation Base 4; CI 76043; CI Oxidation Base 4; Fouramine STD; Toluene-2,5-diamine sulfate; Toluene-2,5-diamine sulphate; Toluylene-2,5-diamine sulphate; p-Toluenediamine sulfate; para-Toluenediamine sulphate; para-Toluylenediamine sulphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Off-white solid; [HSDB] Light tan to light purple solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in hair dyes, bleach-toner formulas, and brown fur dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

No evidence of carcinogenicity or teratogenicity in mice or rats; Some evidence of mutagenicity; Emergency treatment: "Paraphenylenediamine"; [HSDB] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] See "2,5-Diaminotoluene."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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