Agent Name

Ethylamine hydrochloride

CAS Number

557-66-4

Formula

C2-H7-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ethylamine HCl; Ethylammonium chloride; Monoethylammonium chloride; Ethanamine, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Cream-colored crystalline powder; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in production of resins and rubber latex; Also used in oil refining and organic syntheses; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 2,610 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation, skin burns, and dermatitis; [Merck Index] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Ethylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000362 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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