3,4-Diaminobenzoic acid undergoes cyclocondensations to form, for example, quinoxalines1 and benzimidazoles. It acts as a redox label for electrochemical detection of single base mismatches.
Soluble in water (2.2 mg/ml at 20°C), DMF, and methanol (10 mg/ml).
Store away from oxidizing agents. Store in a cool, dry conditions in a well sealed container.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.