Agent Name

2-Methoxyethylamine

CAS Number

109-85-3

Formula

C3-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-2-methoxyethane; 1-Methoxy-2-aminoethane; 2-Aminoethyl methyl ether; 2-Methoxy-1-ethanamine; 2-Methoxyethanamine; beta-Methoxyethylamine; Ethanamine, 2-methoxy-; Ethylamine, 2-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN2733

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A severe eye irritant; Causes muscle weakness, tremor, ataxia, dyspnea, and cyanosis in oral lethal-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Ethanolamine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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