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P-dimethylaminoazobenzene

p-dimethylaminoazobenzene

(Science: chemical) N,n-dimethyl-4-(phenylazo)benzenamine. Reagent used primarily for the induction of experimental liver cancer. According to the fourth annual report on carcinogens (ntp 85-002, p. 89) published in 1985, this compound may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. (merck, 11th ed)

Pharmacological action: carcinogens, dyes.

Chemical name: Benzenamine, N,N-dimethyl-4-(phenylazo)-


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