Agent Name

Diglycolamine

CAS Number

929-06-6

Formula

C4-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-2-(2-hydroxyethoxy)ethane; 2-(2-Aminoethoxy)ethanol; 2-(2-Hydroxyethoxy)ethylamine; 2-Amino-2'-hydroxydiethyl ether; 2-Aminoethoxyethanol; 5-Aminoethyl 2-hydroxyethyl ether; 5-Hydroxy-3-oxapentylamine; Diethylene glycol amine; Diethylene glycol monoamine; Diglycolamine; beta-(beta-Hydroxyethoxy)ethylamine; beta-Hydroxy-beta'-aminodiethyl ether; beta-Hydroxy-beta'-aminoethyl ether; [ChemIDplus] UN3055

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

A colorless liquid with a faint fishlike odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as an emulsifying agent in metalworking fluids;

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in a machinist; Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Causes burns; harmful if swallowed; Inhalation of high concentration may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline] Skin designation; Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK]

Reference Link

Contact allergy to diglycolamine in a water-based metalworking fluid

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.2 ppm

Explanatory Notes

Flash point =126 deg C;

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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