Agent Name

2,4,6-Tris(dimethylaminomethyl)phenol

CAS Number

90-72-2

Formula

C15-H27-N3-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2,4,6-tris(dimethylaminomethyl)phenol; 2,4,6-Tri(dimethylaminomethyl)phenol; 2,4,6-Tris((N,N-dimethylamino)methyl)phenol; 2,4,6-Tris-N,N-dimethylaminomethylfenol [Czech]; Actiron NX 3; Ancamine K 54; Anchor K 54; Araldite DY 061; Araldite DY 064; Araldite HY 960; Araldite Hardener HY 960; Capcure EH 30; DMF 3; DMP-30; DY 061; Dabco TMR 30; EH 30; Epilink 230; Mesitol, alpha(sup 2),alpha(sup 4),alpha(sup 6)-tris(dimethylamino)- (6CI); Mesitol, alpha2,alpha4,alpha6-tris(dimethylamino)-; S 41028-4; Sumicure D; UP 606/2; alpha,alpha',alpha''-Tris(dimethylamino)mesitol; Mesitol, alpha,alpha',alpha''-tris(dimethylamino)- (7CI,8CI); Phenol, 2,4,6-tris((dimethylamino)methyl)-; [ChemIDplus] UN2735

Category

Curing Agents (Aromatic)

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] Clear, light yellow viscous liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in the chemical and polymers industries; Used as an adhesive and binding agent, construction materials additive, catalyst for epoxy resins, and curing agent for polyurethane; [IUCLID] Used as a catalyst for rigid foams and as a curing agent (tertiary amine activator) for epoxy resins; [EPA ChAMP] "A promoter factor for spreading circular DNA, linear DNA, and DNA-protein complexes." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Corrosive; [EPA ChAMP] Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; [IUCLID] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption;[Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00056 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Amines, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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