Agent Name

2-Nitro-1,4-benzenediamine sulfate

CAS Number

68239-83-8

Formula

C6-H7-N3-O2.H2-O4-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Benzenediamine, 2-nitro-, sulfate (1:1); 2-Nitro-p-phenylenediamine, sulfate; 2-Nitrobenzene-1,4-diammonium sulphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Comments

Emergency treatment: see "p-Phenylenediamine." Can potentially induce methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] See "2-Nitro-4-phenylenediamine."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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