Agent Name

1,4-Xylenediamine

CAS Number

539-48-0

Formula

C8-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Bis(aminomethyl)benzene; 1,4-Bis-aminomethylbenzen [Czech]; 4-Aminomethylbenzylamine; p-Phenylenebis(methylamine); p-Xylene-alpha,alpha'-diamine; p-Xylylendiamine [Czech]; p-Xylylenediamine; 1,4-Benzenedimethanamine; Methylamine, p-phenylenebis-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Light yellow crystals; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Corrosive to the skin; May be harmful after ingestion, inhalation, or skin contact; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

ERG guide is for "Polyamines, solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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