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Descriptor in English: Benzidines
Descriptor in Spanish: Bencidinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Benzidinas
Descriptor in French: Benzidines
Entry term(s): Bianilines
Biphenyldiamines
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.185.100
Scope note: Very toxic industrial chemicals. They are absorbed through the skin, causing lethal blood, bladder, liver, and kidney damage and are potent, broad-spectrum carcinogens in most species.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Online Note: use BENZIDINES to search BENZIDINE 1975-77; use BIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1966-74
History Note: 77; was BENZIDINE see under AMINOBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1975-76, was BENZIDINE see under BIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1966-74
See also the descriptors: Carcinogens MeSH
DeCS UI: 1582
Descriptor UI: D001560
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2000/06/22
Benzidines - Preferred
Concept UI M0002346
Scope note Very toxic industrial chemicals. They are absorbed through the skin, causing lethal blood, bladder, liver, and kidney damage and are potent, broad-spectrum carcinogens in most species.
Preferred term Benzidines
Entry term(s) Bianilines
Biphenyldiamines



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