Agent Name

Methoxyamine hydrochloride

Alternative Name

O-Methylhydroxylamine hydrochloride

CAS Number

593-56-6

Formula

C-H5-N-O.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

O-Methylhydroxylamine hydrochloride; (Aminooxy)methane hydrochloride; Hydroxylamine methyl ether hydrochloride; Methoxyamine, hydrochloride; Methoxyammonium chloride; Methoxylamine hydrochloride; Methyloxyammonium chloride; N-Methoxylamine hydrochloride; O-Methylhydroxyamine hydrochloride; O-Methylhydroxylamine HCl; Hydroxylamine, O-methyl-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Hydroxylamines

Description

Off-white solid; [CAMEO] Colorless hygroscopic solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an analytical reagent for aldehydes and ketones; [NTP]

Comments

Causes burns; [CAMEO] Causes severe irritation or burns to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes; [NTP] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methoxyamine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Other Information

No other related information on this agent was found.