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Nitrogen Compounds
2,5-Dichloroaniline formula graphical representation
1-Amino-2,5-dichlorobenzene; 2,5-DCA; 2,5-Dichloranilin [Czech]; 2,5-Dichloro-1-aminobenzene; 2,5-Dichloroaniline (NH2=1); 2,5-Dichlorobenzenamine; 2,5-Dichlorobenzeneamine; Amarthol Fast Scarlet GG Base; Amarthol Fast Scarlet GGS Base; Azobase DCA; Azoene Fast Scarlet 2G Base; Azogene Fast Scarlet GG (free base); Azogene Fast Scarlet GGC; Azoic Diazo Component 3; Benzenamine, 2,5-dichloro-; C.I. 37010; C.I. Azoic Diazo Component 3; CI 37010; CI Azoic Diazo Component 3; Daito Scarlet Base GG; Devol Scarlet 2GS Base; Devol Scarlet A (free base); Diazo Fast Scarlet GG; Diazol Scarlet 2Zh; Fast Red SGG Base; Fast Scarlet 2G; Fast Scarlet 2G Base; Fast Scarlet Base 2J; Fast Scarlet Base 2JS; Fast Scarlet Base GGT; Fast Scarlet DS Base; Fast Scarlet GG Base; Fast Scarlet GGS Base; Fast Scarlet MDC Base; Hiltonil Fast Scarlet 2G Base; Hiltonil Fast Scarlet 2GS Base; Hindamine Scarlet GG; Kambamine Scarlet GG Base; Kayaku Scarlet GG Base; Lake Scarlet GG Base; Mitsui Scarlet GG Base; Naphthanil Scarlet 2G Base; Naphtoelan Fast Scarlet GG Base; Natasol Scarlet GG Salt; Sanyo Fast Scarlet GG Base; Scarlet 2G Base; Scarlet Base Ciba I; Scarlet Base GG; Scarlet Base IRGA I (free base); Scarlet Base NGG; Scarlet Salt Ciba I; Spectrolene Scarlet 2G; Stabamine Scarlet GG; Symulon Scarlet 2G Base; Aniline, 2,5-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1590
Amines, Aromatic
Colorless to brown solid; [ICSC] Brown flakes; [MSDSonline]
Used as a chemical intermediate for dyes and pigments and to make dyed fibers more color-fast; [HSDB]
Causes flaccid paralysis, cyanosis, and convulsions in lethal-dose studies of guinea pigs and rabbits; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: Methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] A severe eye irritant; Can induce methemoglobinemia; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [CAMEO]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
0.015 mm Hg
Explanatory Notes
Flash point = 139 deg C; [ICSC] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Dichloroanilines, solid." VP from ChemIDplus;

Adverse Effects

Skin Sensitizer
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect

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