Agent Name

N-Ethylaminoethanol

CAS Number

110-73-6

Formula

C4-H11-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(2-Hydroxyethyl)ethylamine; 2-Ethylaminoethanol; 2-N-Monoethylaminoethanol; N-Ethyl ethanolamine; N-Ethylmonoethanolamine; Ethanol, 2-(ethylamino)-; Ethyl ethanolamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethanolamines

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor like amines; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Causes effects on true cholinesterase in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes cardiac rate changes, respiratory depression, and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies (species not specified); [RTECS] May cause mild skin and eye irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; Readily absorbed through skin; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "N,N-Dimethylethanolamine."

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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