an aromatic amine, (CH)NH, used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, explosives, pesticides, fungicides and pharmaceuticals
Diphenylamine is an organic compound with the formula (C6H5)2NH belonging to the class of aromatic amines. The molecule is "aromatic" because of the presence of a benzene ring in its structure, and an "amine" because of the presence of a basic N atom. The compound exists as a colourless solid at ordinary room temperature, but samples are often yellow due to oxidized impurities.Diphenylamine dissolves well in many common organic solvents, but is insoluble in water.
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In humans it may be irritating to mucous membranes. Methemoglobinemia has been produced experimentally. In veterinary use, it is one of active ingredients in topical agents for prevention and treatment of screwworm infestation. An indicator in tests for nitrate poisoning.
The numerical value of diphenylamine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of diphenylamine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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