Agent Name

Tetrapentylammonium chloride

CAS Number

4965-17-7

Formula

C20-H44-N.Cl

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium, tetrapentyl-, chloride; N,N,N-Tripentyl-1-pentanaminium chloride; Tetra-n-amylammonium chloride; Tetraamylammonium chloride; Tetrapentyl ammonium chloride; 1-Pentanaminium, N,N,N-tripentyl-, chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2928

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

White hygroscopic crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes tremor, somnolence, and dermatitis in dermal lethal-dose studies of guinea pigs; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; May cause skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for (4965-17-7[EC/RN Number]) AND (sensitizer OR sensitization OR allergic OR dermatitis): no results; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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