Agent Name

Allylamine

CAS Number

107-11-9

Formula

C3-H7-N

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2-Propen-1-amine; 2-Propenamine; 2-Propenylamine; 3-Amino-1-propene;3-Aminopropene; 3-Aminopropylene; Monoallylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Toxic Gases & Vapors

Description

Colorless to light-yellow liquid with a strong ammonia-like odor; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used to vulcanize rubber and to manufacture other organic chemicals; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A lachrymator; Caustic to skin, eyes, respiratory tract; Inhalation can induce acute pulmonary edema; Causes "halo vision" at low concentrations; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Vapor Pressure

242 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

2.5 mg/m3

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 177 ppm/8H

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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