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Testing Status of o-Phenylenediamine 95545


CASRN: 95-54-5

Formula: C6-H8-N2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1,2-Benzenediamine (9CI)

Known Uses

Photographic developer. Organic synthesis. Chemical intermediate for dyes, pigments, fungicides. Laboratory reagent. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • In Vitro Cytogenetics (CA/SCE)  (773292)  Completed 
    • Sister Chromatid Exchange Positive 
    • Chromosome Aberrations Positive 
  • Salmonella  (856966)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Positive