Agent Name

Choline hydroxide

CAS Number

123-41-1

Formula

C5-H14-N-O.H-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium hydroxide; (beta-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium hydroxide; 2-Hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium hydroxide; Bursine; Fagine; Gossypine; Luridine; Sincaline; Sinkalin; Sinkaline; Trimethyl(2-hydroxyethyl)ammonium hydroxide; Vidine; Ethanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, hydroxide; [ChemIDplus] 2-Hydroxyethyl trimethylammonium hydroxide; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN3267

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

45% aqueous solution: Brown viscous liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions and dyspnea in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 21.4 mg/kg); [RTECS] 45% aqueous solution: Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

45% aqueous solution: Vapor pressure = 17.5 mm Hg at 20 deg C; [Acros Organics MSDS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, basic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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