Agent Name

N-Methylolethanolamine

CAS Number

34375-28-5

Formula

C3-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-((Hydroxymethyl)amino)ethanol; Troysan 174; 2-(Hydroxymethylamino)ethanol; Ethanol, 2-(hydroxymethylamino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Sources/Uses

A bacteriostat and fungicide used as an industrial preservative in paints, adhesives, metalworking fluids, and resin emulsions; [Reference #1]

Comments

A severe eye irritant; Degrades over time to form ethanolamine and formaldehyde; It has the lowest degree of acute toxicity for skin effects, but a dermal sensitization study is necessary for confirmation; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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