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2-aminotoluene
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Description

O-toluidine is an organic compound that is used in the production of dyes, plastics, and rubber. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with an ammonia-like odor. It is also used as a reagent in chemical analysis.

O-toluidine is toxic and can cause irritation to the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. It is also a known carcinogen and can cause cancer. Long-term exposure to o-toluidine can cause damage to the liver, kidneys, and nervous system.

Associated brand names include: Toluene, Toluidine, Toluol, Toluene-2,4-diisocyanate, and Toluene-2,6-diisocyanate.

Synonyms
  • 1-methyl-2-aminobenzene
  • 2-methlaniline
  • o-aminotoluene
  • o-methylaniline
  • o-toluidine
  • ortho-aminotoluene
  • ortho-methylaniline
  • ortho-toluidine
Classifications
  • chemical precursor

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