Agent Name

Dimethylamine borane

CAS Number

74-94-2

Formula

C2-H10-B-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Borane, compd. with N-methylmethanamine (1:1); Borane, compd. with dimethylamine (1:1); Boron, (N-methylmethanamine)trihydro-, (T-4)-; Dimethylamine compound with borane (1:1); N-Methylmethanamine compd. with borane (1:1); Boron, trihydro(N-methylmethanamine)-, (T-4)-; Boron, trihydro(N-methylmethanamine)-, (beta-4)-; Dimethylamine, compd. with borane (1:1); Methanamine, N-methyl-, compd. with borane (1:1) (9CI); [ChemIDplus] DMAB; Borane-dimethylamine complex; Borane-dimethylamine; Boron hydride-dimethylamine; Dimethylamine, compd. with BORANE (1:1); [NTP]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White to off-white solid; [NTP] White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reducing agent in organic and inorganic chemistry and as a reducing agent in electrolysis deposition of metals, alloys, semiconductors, and insulators; [NTP]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Causes kidney and bladder changes in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; [RTECS] Case report of work-related peripheral neuropathy after skin exposure; [Reference #1] A mild skin irritant; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Borane." See "Dimethylamine."

Reference Link

Case report: the clinical toxicity of dimethylamine borane.

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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