Agent Name

Grotan BK

CAS Number

4719-04-4

Formula

C9-H21-N3-O3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Triazinetriethanol; 1,3,5-Trihydroxyethylhexahydrotriazine; 1,3,5-Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)hexahydro-1,3,5-triazine; 1,3,5-Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)hexahydro-s-triazine; Actane; Busan 1060; ETA 75; Grotan; Grotan B; Grotan HD; Hexahydro-1,3,5-triazine-1,3,5-triethanol; Hexahydro-1,3,5-tris(2-hydroxyethyl)-s-triazine; Hexahydro-1,3,5-tris(hydroxyethyl)triazine; KM 200 (alcohol); Kalpur TE; Onyxide 200; Ottaform 204; Rancidity control agent; Roksol T 1-7; 1,3,5-Triazine-1,3,5(2H,4H,6H)-triethanol; 2,2',2''-(Hexahydro-1,3,5-triazine-1,3,5-triyl)triethanol; s-Triazine-1,3,5(2H,4H,6H)-triethanol; [ChemIDplus] HHT; Triadine; Onyxide; Proxel; Myacide; Nipacide; Surcide-P; [Reference #2]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Viscous yellow liquid; [CAMEO] Formulated as liquid concentrates; [Reference #2]

Sources/Uses

Used as a formaldehyde-releasing biocide in metalworking fluids; [Kanerva, p. 1800] An antimicrobial (possesses some fungicidal activity) used to preserve adhesives, metalworking fluids, indoor construction materials, lubricants, aqueous mineral slurries, paints, stains, coatings, fuel and oil in storage, oil field drilling muds, inks and dyes, chemical and clinical reagents, industrial water systems, and household and industrial cleansers and detergents; [Reference #2]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis and asthma reported in exposed workers; [Kanerva, p. 1800] Hydrolyzed forming formaldehyde, which is responsible for the antimicrobial activity of the compound; Reports of occupational skin irritation and sensitization, conjunctivitis, and bronchial asthma; 1% of 1,772 patients with suspected ACD had positive sensitization reaction to a 1% concentration; [Reference #2] Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK] See "Formaldehyde."

Reference Link

Contact allergy to a fatty acid ester component of cutting fluids

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.9E-9 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

"Danger of sensitization of skin." [MAK]; Flash point > 200 deg F;

Reference Link

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Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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