Agent Name

Triethylene diamine

CAS Number

280-57-9

Formula

C6-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Diazabicyclo(2.2.2)octane; 1,4-Diazabicyclo-octane; 1,4-Diazobicyclo(2.2.2)octane; 1,4-Ethylenepiperazine; Bicyclo(2,2,2)-1,4-diazaoctane; D 33LV; Dabco; Dabco 33LV; Dabco EG; Dabco R-8020; Dabco S-25; Dabco crystal; N,N'-endo-Ethylenepiperazine; TED; TEDA; Texacat TD 100; Thancat TD 33; Triethylenediamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

White crystals with an ammonia-like odour; Sublimes (goes directly from solid to vapour) readily at room temperature; Extremely hygroscopic (absorbs moisture from the air); [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as curing agent for urethane foams; used as a singlet oxygen trap and a radioiodine trap; [HSDB]

Comments

Workers have reported visual disturbances--haloes around lights; [ACGIH] Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Corrosive to skin and eyes; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.74 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 62 deg C;

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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