N,N-Dimethyl-p-phenylenediamine is a redox indicator. Readily forms stable, red radical cation, involved in a variety of redox reactions.
Kazuo Hirayama.; Nobuyuki Unohara. Spectrophotometric catalytic determination of an ultratrace amount of iron(III) in water based on the oxidation of N,N-dimethyl-p-phenylenediamine by hydrogen peroxide. Anal. Chem. 1988, 60 (23), 2573-2577 .
Werner Straus. Colorimetric Analysis with N,N-Dimethyl-p-phenylenediamine of the Uptake of Intravenously Injected Horseradish Peroxidase by Various Tissues of the Rat. JCB. 2014, 4 (5), 541-550.
Redox indicator. Readily forms stable, red radical cation, involved in a variety of redox reactions. Compare N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-p-phenylenediamine, L00559.
Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H331
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280h-P301+P310a-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF SWALLOWED: 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.