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Chemical Agents

The following are a known list of hepatotoxic chemical agents. These agents can be inhaled to cause liver damage.

  • Aliphatic Nitros: 2-Nitropropane, such as Dimethylnitromethane, iso-Nitropropane, 2-NP
  • Aromatic Amines:   4,4'-Methylenedianiline, such as  MDA; 4,4'-Diaminodiphenylmethane; para, para'-Diaminodiphenyl-methane; Dianilinomethane; 4,4'-Diphenylmethanediamine; 4,4' Methylene bis (2-chloraniline); diaminodiphenylmethane; DDM;
  • Aromatic Nitros: 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene, such as 1-Methyl-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene; TNT; Trinitrotoluene; sym-Trinitrotoluene; Trinitrotoluol
  • Chlorinated Solvents: Ethylene dichloride, such as 1,2-Dichloroethane; Ethylene chloride; Glycol dichloride
  • Chlorinated Solvents: 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane, such as Acetylene tetrachloride
  • Chlorinated Solvents: Carbon tetrachloride, such as Tetrachloromethane
  • Chlorinated Solvents: Propylene dichloride, such as 1-2-Dichloropropane
  • Halogenated Solvents: Carbon tetrabromide, such as Carbon bromide, Methane tetrabromide, Tetrabromomethane;
  • Halogenated Solvents: Acetylene tetrabromide, such as Symmetrical tetrabromoethane; TBE; Tetrabromoacetylene; Tetrabromoethane; 1,1,2,2-Tetrabromoethane;
  • Halogenated Solvents: Ethylene dibromide, such as 1,2-Dibromoethane; Ethylene bromide; Glycol dibromide;
  • Halowaxes: Hexachloronaphthalene, such as  Halowax 1014
  • Halowaxes: Octachloronaphthalene, such as Halowax 1051
  • Halowaxes: Pentachloronaphthalene, such as Halowax 1013; 1,2,3,4,5-Pentachloronaphthalene;
  • Halowaxes: Tetrachloronaphthalene, such as Halowax, Nibren wax, Seekay wax;
  • Halowaxes: Trichloronaphthalene, such as Halowax, Nibren wax, Seekay wax;
  • Nitrosamines: N-Nitrosodimethylamine, such as Dimethylnitrosamine; DMNA; NDMA; N,N-Dimethylnitrosamine;
  • Other Solvents: Dimethylformamide, such as Dimethyl formamide; N,N-Dimethylformamide; DMF;
  • Other Solvents: Tetrahydrofuran, such as Diethylene oxide; 1,4-Epoxybutane; Tetramethylene oxide; THF;
  • Other Solvents: Dimethyl acetamide, such as DMAC; Acetic acid, dimethylamide; Dimethyl Acetamide; acetdimethylamide; dimethylacetone amide; dimethylamide acetate;
  • Other Organics: Diphenyl, such as Biphenyl, Phenyl benzene