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IUPAC name 2-methoxy-5-methylaniline
CAS number 120-71-8
PubChem 8445
Molecular formula C8H11NO
Molar mass 137.179
Melting point

51.5 °C, 325 K, 125 °F

Boiling point

235 °C, 508 K, 455 °F

Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Template:DISPLAYTITLE:para-Cresidine para-Cresidine is an intermediate that is used to create dyes and pigments. It is a light yellow to light brown solid with the chemical formula C8H11ON or CH3OC6H3(CH3)NH2. It has a molecular mass of 137.2 and its CAS number is 120-71-8. para-Cresidine's RTECS number is BZ6720000. It looks like white crystals. Its carcinogen category is 2, and upon heating it produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. It reacts with strong oxidants and some forms of plastic, rubber, and coatings. para-Cresidine is possibly carcinogenic to humans. It boils at 235 °C, melts at 51.5 °C, and is not very soluble in water.


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