Agent Name

Dicyclohexylamine nitrite

CAS Number

3129-91-7

Formula

C12-H23-N.H-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Dechan; Diana; Dichan [Czech]; Dichau; Dicyclohexylaminonitrite; Dicyklohexylamin nitrit [Czech]; Dicynit [Czech]; Dodecahydrophenylamine nitrite; Dusitan dicyklohexylaminu [Czech]; Leukorrosin C; N-Cyclohexylcyclohexanamine nitrite; NDA; VP 1260; VPI 260; VPT-260; Cyclohexanamine, N-cyclohexyl-, nitrite; Dicyclohexylammonium nitrite; [ChemIDplus] Dicyclohexylamine nitrous acid salt; Nitrous acid compound with N-cyclohexylcyclohexanamine (1:1); TVI; [CAMEO] UN2687

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

White to light-colored solid; [CAMEO] Beige powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO] Used as a corrosion inhibitor; [NTP]

Comments

Causes convulsions and lung changes in oral lethal-dose studies of guinea pigs; Causes muscle contractions/spasticity and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes normocytic anemia in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A strong oxidizer; May cause irritation; [CAMEO] May cause decreased blood pressure, headache, visual disturbances, methemoglobinemia, coma, and convulsions; [NTP] May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "NITRATES and NITRITES." See "Dicyclohexylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 90 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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