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2-Naphthylamine, ≥98%

Catalog No. 466112

General Information
Synonyms2-Aminonaphthalene; β-Naphthylamine; 2-Naphthalenamine
CAS No.91-59-8


Beilstein No.3939429
EC No.202-080-4
MDL No.MFCD00004112
PubChem Substance ID24897863
Technical Data
AppearanceLight brown solid
Melting Point (°C)111-113°C (lit.)
Boiling Point (°C)306°C (lit.)
SolubilityEthyl Acetate, Methanol
StorageRoom temperature
Description2-Naphthylamine is an aromatic amine used to make azo dyes. A common reason that it is used less for this purpose is that the substance is a carcinogen. Studies indicate that 2-Naphthylamine decreases the enzymatic functions of monoamine oxidase A and B. It is known that the main source of this compound is obtained from cigarette smoke. In addition, metabolites of 2-Naphthylamine such as N-hydroxy-2-Naphthylamine damages DNA by forming specific carcinogen-base adducts. These studies suggest that
Safety Data
Hazard StatementsH302-H350-H411
Precautionary StatementsP201-P273-P308 + P313
Hazard SymbolsTN
Risk StatementsR45-22-51/53
Safety StatementsS53-45-61
UN No.1650
Hazard Class6.1
Packing GroupII
WGK Germany3

IARC Monographs, 4, 97 (1974)

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5 g USD112

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