Synonyms & Trade Names2-Anilinonaphthalene, β-Naphthylphenylamine, PBNA, 2-Phenylaminonaphthalene, Phenyl-β-naphthylamine
DOT ID & Guide
See: IDLH INDEX
NIOSH RELCa* See Appendix A [*Note: Since metabolized to β-Naphthylamine.]
Physical DescriptionWhite to yellow crystals or gray to tan flakes or powder. [Note: Commercial product may contain 20-30 ppm of β-Naphthylamine.]
Upper Exposive Limit?
Lower Explosive Limit?
Incompatibilities & ReactivitiesOxidizers
Exposure Routesinhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
SymptomsIrritation; leucoplakia; acne, hypersensitivity to sunlight; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target OrgansEyes, skin, bladder
Cancer Site[bladder cancer]
Personal Protection/Sanitation(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated/Daily
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid(See procedures)
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
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
(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.
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Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus
- Page last reviewed:April 11, 2016
- Page last updated:April 11, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Education and Information Division