Agent Name

Methylamine hydrochloride

CAS Number

593-51-1

Formula

C-H5-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Methylammonium chloride; Monomethylamine hydrochloride; Monomethylammonium chloride; N-Methylammonium chloride; Methanamine, hydrochloride; Methylamine, hydrochloride (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] White crystals with an amine-like odor; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; Methylamine is used in tanning; [Merck Index]

Comments

A severe eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Methylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00101 mm Hg

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