Agent Name

Cetamine oxide

Alternative Name

1-Hexadecanamine, N,N-dimethyl-, N-oxide

CAS Number

7128-91-8

Formula

C18-H39-N-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1-Hexadecanamine, N,N-dimethyl-, N-oxide; Cetyl dimethyl amine oxide; N,N-Dimethyl-1-hexadecanamine-N-oxide; Palmitamine oxide; Palmityl dimethylamine oxide; N,N-Dimethylhexadecylamine N-oxide; Hexadecyldimethylamine N-oxide; [ChemIDplus] Hexadecanamine, N,N-dimethyl-, N-oxide; [OECD SIDS]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Amine oxides (AOs) are usually produced, transported, and used as aqueous solutions of 25-35% concentration; Amine oxides are surfactants used in consumer cleaning and personal care products at concentrations of 0.1-10% active ingredient; [OECD SIDS]

Comments

Amine oxides demonstrate moderate to severe eye irritation at concentrations of approximately 30%; No evidence of skin sensitization in humans or experimental animals; Moderate to low acute dermal and oral toxicity; No evidence of reproductive or developmental toxicity, teratogenicity, or carcinogenicity; [OECD SIDS]

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