- Synonyms: 2,4-Diaminotoluene; Diaminotoluene; 4-Methyl-1,3-benzenediamine
- OSHA IMIS Code Number: 2465
- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 95-80-7
- NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: XS9625000; 83004
- Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Emergency Response Guidebook: 1709 151
- NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Toluenediamine: Chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
- Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
- melting point: 99°C
- boiling point: 280°C
- molecular weight: 122.2
- Carcinogenic Classification:
- International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 2B, possibly carcinogenic to humans (2,4-Diaminotoluene)
- National Toxicology Program (NTP): Reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen (2,4-Diaminotoluene) (PDF)
Monitoring Methods used by OSHA
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
- Coated Glass Fiber Filters (37 mm) in 3 piece cassette. Coating is Sulfuric Acid.
- maximum volume: 100 Liters
- maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
- current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/ECD
- method reference: 2 (OSHA 65)
- sampling and analytical error: 0.10
- method classification: Fully Validated
- note: Within ten hours after sampling, transfer filter to glass vial containing 2 mL deionized water. Filters may be obtained by OSHA personnel from the Salt Lake Technical Center (SLTC).
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