Agent Name

Dihexylamine

CAS Number

143-16-8

Formula

C12-H27-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Hexanamine, N-hexyl-; Di-N-hexylamine; Di-n-hexylamine; N,N-Dihexylamine; N-Hexylhexanamine; [ChemIDplus] Bis(1-hexyl)amine; N-Hexyl-1-hexanamine; [CAMEO]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [NTP]

Comments

A severe eye and mild skin irritant; [RTECS] Readily absorbed through skin; [NTP] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion; Highly toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Ethylhexylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure < 0.1 mm Hg at 20 deg C; [NTP]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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