Agent Name

sec-Butylamine

Alternative Name

2-Aminobutane

CAS Number

13952-84-6

Formula

C4-H11-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(RS)-sec-Butylamine; 1-Methylpropanamine; 1-Methylpropylamine; 2-AB; 2-AB (VAN); 2-Aminobutane; 2-Aminobutane base; 2-Butanamine; 2-Butylamine; Butafume; Butylamine [ISO]; Deccotane; Frucote; Propylamine, 1-methyl; Tutane; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid with an ammonia-like odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fungicide; [HSDB]

Comments

Highly corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] High inhalation exposure can cause pulmonary edema; [ICSC]

Exposure Assessment
MAK

2 ppm

Vapor Pressure

178 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = -19 deg C;

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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