National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of 2,6-Diaminopyridine - M050015


CASRN: 141-86-6

Formula: C5-H7-N3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • DAP
  • 2,6-Pyridinediamine

Known Uses

Pharmaceutical intermediate and hair dye coupler

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Planned Carcinogenicity/Toxicity

  • Selected (C20603)  
    NTP is located at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health.