Agent Name

N-Ethylaniline

Alternative Name

N-Ethylbenzenamine

CAS Number

103-69-5

Formula

C8-H11-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-Ethylbenzenamine; Aethylanilin [German]; Aniline, N-ethyl-; Anilinoethane; Benzenamine, N-ethyl-; Ethylaniline; Ethylphenylamine; N-Ethyl-N-phenylamine; N-Ethylaminobenzene; N-Ethylbenzenamine; N-Ethylbenzenamino; N-Ethylbenzeneamino; UN2272; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Clear to straw-colored liquid with an aniline-like odor (pleasant, medicinal); darkens to a brown color after exposure to light and air; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used to manufacture dyes and explosive stabilizers; [HSDB]

Comments

In animal feeding studies, it induces anemia and methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Contact with substance may cause burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.2 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Danger of sensitization of skin and airways; [MAK]

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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