Agent Name

Dimethylethylenediamine

CAS Number

110-70-3

Formula

C4-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Bis(methylamino)ethane; 2,5-Diazahexane; N,N'-Dimethyl-1,2-ethanediamine; N,N'-Dimethyldiaminoethane; N,N'-Dimethylethanediamine; N,N'-Dimethylethylenediamine; sym-Dimethylethylenediamine; 1,2-Ethanediamine, N,N'-dimethyl-; 1,2-Ethanediamine, N1,N2-dimethyl-; Ethylenediamine, N,N'-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2734

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 200 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

20.6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Polyamines, liquid, corrosive, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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