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chemical structure for ortho-Toluidine

ortho-Toluidine (o-toluidine) is a man-made chemical that can cause cancer. It is used to make dyes, pigments, herbicides, pesticides, medications, and rubber additives. It is also used in laboratories to stain tissue samples and in reagents used to analyze glucose.

If you work with this chemical, it is important to limit your exposure as much as possible.

Learn more about o-toluidine and how to keep workers safe.

About o-toluidine

Learn how o-toluidine looks and smells, How exposure occurs, Who is most likely to be exposed, Health problems it can cause

Information for Industrial Workers

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Information for Employers of Industrial Workers

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