Agent Name

Benzeneethanamine, 3,4-dimethoxy-

CAS Number

120-20-7

Formula

C10-H15-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(3,4-Dimethoxyphenyl)ethylamine; 3,4-Di-O-methyldopamine; 3,4-Dimethoxy-beta-phenylethylamine; 3,4-Dimethoxybenzeneethanamine; 3,4-Dimethoxydopamine; 3,4-Dimethoxyphenethylamine; 3,4-Dimethoxyphenylethylamine; 3,4-Dimethoxyphenylethylamine (base); DIMPEA; DMPEA; Dimethoxydopamine; Dimethoxyphenylethylamine; Dopamine dimethyl ether; Homoveratrylamine; O,O-Dimethyldopamine; beta-(3,4-Dimethoxyphenyl)ethylamine; Benzeneethanamine, 3,4-dimethoxy-; Phenethylamine, 3,4-dimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] DMPE; [RTECS]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

Colorless liquid with an amine-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00261 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,500 mg/m3/4hr

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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