Agent Name

N-Benzyl dimethylamine

Alternative Name

N,N-Dimethylbenzylamine

CAS Number

103-83-3

Formula

C9-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Araldite accelerator 062; BDMA; Benzyl-N,N-dimethylamine; Dimethylbenzylamine; N,N-Dimethyl-N-benzylamine; N,N-Dimethylbenzenemethanamine; N,N-Dimethylbenzylamine; N-(Phenylmethyl)dimethylamine; N-Benzyldimethylamine; Sumine 2015; [ChemIDplus]UN2619

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Clear to yellow liquid with a strong odor; [NJ-HSFS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a curing agent for epoxy resins; [Kanerva, p. 566] Used to manufacture adhesives and other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] A corrosive substance that can cause pulmonary edema; [ICSC]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.58 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 1,200 mg/m3/2H

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 140 deg F;

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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