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4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene

Synonyms & Trade Names
Butter yellow; DAB; p-Dimethylaminoazobenzene; N,N-Dimethyl-4-aminoazobenzene; Methyl yellow
CAS No.
60-11-7
RTECS No.
BX7350000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C6H5NNC6H4N(CH3)2
Conversion
IDLH
Ca [N.D.]
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: [1910.1015] See Appendix B
Measurement Methods

NIOSH P&CAM284 (II-4)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Yellow, leaf-shaped crystals.
MW:
225.3
BP:
Sublimes
MLT: 237°F
Sol:
0.001%
VP:
0.0000003 mmHg (est.)
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
?
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Enlarged liver; liver, kidney disturbance; contact dermatitis; cough, wheezing, dyspnea (breathing difficulty); bloody sputum; bronchial secretions; frequent urination, hematuria (blood in the urine), dysuria; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Skin, respiratory system, liver, kidneys, bladder
Cancer Site
[in animals: liver & bladder 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

(See Appendix E)

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 with 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: 1498   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0081
 
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