CAS Registry Number: 100-61-8
CAS Name: N-Methylbenzenamine
Additional Names: monomethylaniline
Molecular Formula: C7H9N
Molecular Weight: 107.15
Percent Composition: C 78.46%, H 8.47%, N 13.07%
Line Formula: C6H5NHCH3
Literature References: Made by heating aniline chloride and methyl alcohol under pressure. Toxicology: J. F. Treon et al., J. Ind. Hyg. Toxicol. 31, 1 (1949).
Properties: Colorless or slightly yellow liquid; becomes brown on exposure to air. d420 0.989. mp -57°. bp 194-196°. nD21.2 1.5702. Slightly sol in water; sol in alc, ether. LD in rabbits (g/kg): 0.28 orally; in rabbits, cats (mg/kg): 24, 24 i.v. (Treon).
Melting point: mp -57°
Boiling point: bp 194-196°
Index of refraction: nD21.2 1.5702
Density: d420 0.989
Toxicity data: LD in rabbits (g/kg): 0.28 orally; in rabbits, cats (mg/kg): 24, 24 i.v. (Treon)
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are weakness, dizziness and headache; dyspnea, cyanosis; methemoglobinemia; pulmonary edema; liver and kidney damage. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 218.