Agent Name

2-Phenylethylamine hydrochloride

CAS Number

156-28-5

Formula

C8-H11-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Phenyl-2-aminoethane hydrochloride; Benzeneethanamine hydrochloride; Phenethylammonium chloride; beta-Phenethylamine hydrochloride; beta-Phenylathylaminhydrochlorid [German]; beta-Phenylethylamine hydrochloride; Benzeneethanamine, hydrochloride; Phenethylamine, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

White crystalline solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice and subcutaneous lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes mydriasis, tremor, convulsions, and dyspnea in subcutaneous studies of guinea pigs; [RTECS] A severe eye irritant; Causes lowered blood pressure, altered sleep time, and anorexia in acute toxic-dose studies of humans; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Phenylethylamine."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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