Agent Name

Diethylamine hydrochloride

CAS Number

660-68-4

Formula

C4-H11-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Diethylammonium chloride; N-Ethylethanamine hydrochloride; Diethylamine, hydrochloride; Ethanamine, N-ethyl-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Off-white hygroscopic solid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes tremor and respiratory stimulation in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes impaired liver function tests and increased urine volume in 26-week intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Diethylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.45E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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