Agent Name

Tetramethylammonium bromide

CAS Number

64-20-0

Formula

C4-H12-N.Br

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium, tetramethyl-, bromide; Methanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, bromide; Methyl, (dimethylamino)-, methobromide (7CI); N,N,N-Trimethylmethanaminium bromide; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

White odorless crystalline powder; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and tremor in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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