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2,4-Diaminoanisole (and its salts)

Synonyms & Trade Names
1,3-Diamino-4-methoxybenzene; 4-Methoxy-1,3-benzene-diamine; 4-Methoxy-m-phenylene-diamine
Synonyms of salts vary depending upon the specific compound.
CAS No.
615-05-4
RTECS No.
BZ8580500
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
(NH2)2C6H3OCH3
Conversion
IDLH
Ca [N.D.]
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca Minimize occupational exposure (especially skin exposures) See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless solid (needles). [Note: The primary use (including its salts such as 2,4-diaminoanisole sulfate) is a component of hair & fur dye formulations.]
MW:
138.2
BP:
?
MLT: 153°F
Sol:
?
VP:
?
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
?
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Combustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation skin; thyroid, liver changes; teratogenic effects; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Skin, thyroid, liver, reproductive system
Cancer Site
[in animals: thyroid, liver, skin & lymphatic sys tumors]
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated/Daily
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

At concentrations above the NIOSH REL, or where there is no REL, at any detectable concentration:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1578
 
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