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Background Information on 4,4'-Diaminodiphenylmethane (DDM).
NIOSH 1976 Jan:4 pages
Background information is provided on 4,4'-diaminodiphenylmethane (DDM), also known as p,p'-methylenedianiline (MDA) (101779), used as an epoxy hardening agent and as a raw material in the production of polyurethane elastomers and poly(amide-imide) resins. Reference is made to the hepatotoxic and carcinogenic effects of DDM in animals and human beings.
Amino-compounds; Diphenyl-methanes; Rubber-manufacturing-industry; Plastics-industry; Epoxy-resins; Liver-disorders; Toxic-substances; Anilines; Methanes;
Technical Evaluation and Review Branch, Office of Extramural Coordination and Special Projects, NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland, 4 pages, 11 references
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division