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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.
- Page last reviewed: June 6, 2014 (archived document)
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies