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Chemical Properties

CAS Registry Number: 87-60-5

Selected information from two of the National Library of Medicine's databases: ChemIDPlus2 and HSDB3.

Names 1

  • 1-Amino-3-Chloro-2-Methylbenzene
  • 2-Amino-6-Chlorotoluene
  • 3-Chloro-2-methylaniline
  • 3-Chloro-o-toluidine
  • Benzenamine, 3-Chloro-2-Methyl

Structure

Chemical Structure for Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number 87-60-5 from NLM

Synonyms (Sources: NTP,HSDB,RTECS,MESH)2

  • 1-Amino-2-chloro-6-methylbenzene
  • 1-Amino-3-chloro-2-methylbenzene
  • 2-Amino-6-chlorotoluene
  • 3-Chlor-2-toluidin [Czech]
  • 3-Chloro-2-methylaniline
  • 3-Chloro-2-toluidin [Czech]
  • 3-Chloro-2-toluidine
  • 3-Chloro-o-toluidine
  • 4-12-00-01800 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 6-Chloro-2-aminotoluene
  • 6-Chloro-ortho-toluidine
  • Azoic Diazo Component 46
  • BRN 0471697
  • Benzenamine, 3-chloro-2-methyl-
  • Fast Scarlet TR Base
  • HSDB 5252
  • Scarlet TR Base
  • Toluene, 2-amino-6-chloro-
  • o-Methyl-m-chloroaniline
  • o-Toluidine, 3-chloro-

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Other Registry Numbers2

  • None Found

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Chemical Properties3

Property Description
Boiling Point
  • 245 DEG C @ 760 MM HG
Color/Form
  • LIQUID
Corrosivity
  • None Found
Critical Temperature & Pressure
  • None Found
Density/Specific Gravity
  • None Found
Dissociation Constants
  • None Found
Heat Of Combustion
  • None Found
Heat Of Vaporization
  • None Found
Melting Point
  • O-2 DEG C
Molecular Weight
  • 141.60
Odor
  • None Found
Other Chemical/Physical Properties
  • Henry's Law constant= 1.56X10-6 atm-cu m/mole (est)
Relative Evaporation Rate
  • None Found
Solubilities
  • SOL IN ALCOHOL
  • SOL IN HOT WATER; INSOL IN ETHER & BENZENE
Spectral Properties
  • INDEX OF REFRACTION: 1.5880 @ 20 DEG C
  • IR: 4720 (Sadtler Research Laboratories IR Grating Collection)
  • NMR: 6400 (Sadtler Research Laboratories Spectral Collection)
  • UV: 1301 (Sadtler Research Laboratories Spectral Collection)
Surface Tension
  • None Found
Taste
  • None Found
Vapor Density
  • None Found
Vapor Pressure
  • 0.0443 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)
Viscosity
  • None Found
log P (octanol-water)
  • log Kow= 2.58 (est)
pH
  • None Found

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Uses3

  • /CHEM/ INTERMEDIATE **PEER REVIEWED**
  • 3-Chloro-2-methylphenylamine is used commercially as an intermediate in the manufacture of azo dyes. **PEER REVIEWED**

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Notes (Sources: NTP,HSDB,RTECS,MESH)2

  • None Found.

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Superlist Classes2

  • None Found

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Links to Additional Information2

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Footnotes

1 Source: the NTP's CEBS database.

2 Source: the National Library of Medicine's ChemIDPlus, 02/28/2017.

3 Source: the National Library of Medicine's Hazardous Substance Database, 02/28/2017.

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