Agent Name

Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide

CAS Number

2052-49-5

Formula

C16-H36-N.H-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N,N,N-Tributyl-1-butanaminium hydroxide; Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide; Tetrabutylammonium hydroxide; 1-Butanaminium, N,N,N-tributyl-, hydroxide; Ammonium, tetrabutyl-, hydroxide; [ChemIDplus] UN3267

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

55% Aqueous solution: Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

55% Aqueous solution: Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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