Agent Name

N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-4-toluidine

CAS Number

3077-12-1

Formula

C11-H17-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,2'-(p-Tolylimino)diethanol; Diethylol-p-toluidine; N,N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-p-toluidine; N,N-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)-p-toluidine; N,N-Di(2-hydroxyethyl)-para-toluidine; N,N-Diethanol-p-toluidine; N-(4-Methylphenyl)-N,N-diethanolamine; N-(4-Methylphenyl)diethanolamine; 2,2'-((4-Methylphenyl)imino)bisethanol; Ethanol, 2,2'-((4-methylphenyl)imino)bis-; Ethanol, 2,2'-(p-tolylimino)di- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] Di(hydroxyethyl)-p-toluidine; [RTECS] N,N-DIHYDROXYETHYL-P-TOLUIDINE; DHEPT; [3M MSDS]

Category

Other Aromatics (Nitrogen)

Description

White powder with a slight odor; [3M MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Lysosome stabilizing agent." [ChemIDplus] Used as an accelerator and intermediate; [3M MSDS]

Comments

Causes flaccid paralysis without anesthesia (usually neuromuscular blockage), ataxia, and respiratory depression in oral lethal-dose studies of rodents; [RTECS] A moderate eye irritant; May induce methemoglobinemia; [3M MSDS] See "Toluidine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.34E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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