Agent Name

1-Aminopropane

CAS Number

107-10-8

Formula

C3-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Propanamine; 1-Propylamine; Mono-n-propylamine; Monopropylamine; Propanamine; Propylamine; n-Propylamine; UN1277; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid with a strong ammonia odor; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate and laboratory reagent; [Hawley]

Comments

Animals exposed to lethal concentrations have dyspnea and hepatitis. [ChemIDplus] Corrosive to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Can cause pulmonary edema at high concentrations; [NJ-HSFS] Liquid may cause second or third degree burns after brief skin contact. [CHRIS] May cause "halo vision" at lower concentrations; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

310 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,310 ppm/4H

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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