Agent Name

2-Ethylaziridine

CAS Number

2549-67-9

Formula

C4-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Butylenimine; 2-Ethylethyleneimine; 2-Ethylethylenimine; Butyleneimine; Ethylethylenimine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [3M MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [3M MSDS]

Comments

Causes lachrymation, somnolence, and increased urine volume in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] May polymerize; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause cough, sneezing, headache, and nose and throat pain; [3M MSDS] See "Propyleneimine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

55.2 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 1,000 ppm/3hr

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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