Agent Name

Triallylamine

CAS Number

102-70-5

Formula

C9-H15-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Propen-1-amine, N,N-di-2-propenyl-; N,N-Di-2-propenyl-2-propen-1-amine; Tris(2-propenyl)amine; UN2610; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless to dark-brown liquid with a musty, ammonia-like odor; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate to produce ion exchange resins and rubber; [HSDB]

Comments

Subjects recognize an offensive odor at about 0.5 ppm and have more severe symptoms of coughing and nausea at 75-100 ppm. In animal studies, it can cause pneumonitis and liver/kidney injury after heavy inhalation exposures. Death occurs after repeated exposures to 100-200 ppm. [HSDB] Corrosive to the skin, respiratory tract, and eyes; May cause "halo vision" at lower concentrations; May induce acute pulmonary edema; Causes dizziness at 100 ppm; [CHEMINFO] Triallylamine is a skin irritant. [Quick CPC]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.64 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

0.5 ppm

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 554 ppm/8H

Explanatory Notes

Odor is recognized at 0.5 ppm, irritating at 12.5 ppm, and offensive at 50 ppm; [CHEMINFO]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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