Agent Name

Norspermidine

CAS Number

56-18-8

Formula

C6-H17-N3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Propanediamine, N-(3-aminopropyl)-; 1,7-Diamino-4-azaheptane; 1-Propanamine, 3,3'-iminobis-; 3,3'-Iminobis(propylamine); 3,3-Diaminodipropylamine; 4-Azaheptane-1,7-diamine; Aminobis(propylamine); Bis-(3-aminopropyl)amine; Caldine; Dipropylenetriamine; Dipropylenetriamine (VAN); Dipropylentriamin [German]; Imino-bis(3-propylamine); Iminobis(propylamine); N-(3-Aminopropyl)-1,3-propanediamine; N-3-Aminopropyl-1,3-diaminopropane; P 2 (hardener); Propylamine, 3,3'-iminobis-; 1,3-Propanediamine, N1-(3-aminopropyl)-; 3,3'-Iminodi(propylamine); Dipropylamine, 3,3'-diamino-; 3,3'-Iminobispropylamine; 3,3'-Iminodipropylamine; [ChemIDplus] Azahepthamethylenediamine; [Quick CPC] UN2269

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless to golden liquid; [NTP]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for soaps, dyestuffs, rubber chemicals, emulsifying agents, petroleum specialties, insecticides, and pharmaceuticals; [NTP]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Irritating and corrosive; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [NTP] A severe eye and moderate skin irritant; Causes dyspnea and cyanosis in lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] Causes burns; May cause skin sensitization; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; Dermal LD50 (rat) between 200 and 400 mg/kg; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 30 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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