Agent Name

Phenyltrimethylammonium iodide

CAS Number

98-04-4

Formula

C9-H14-N.I

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium, trimethylphenyl-, iodide; Benzenaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, iodide; Benzenaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, iodide (1:1); Ammonium, phenyltrimethyl-, iodide; N,N,N-Trimethylanilinium iodide; N,N,N-Trimethylbenzenaminium iodide; N,N-Dimethylaniline methiodide; Phenyltrimethylammonium iodide; PHT; Trimethylanilinium iodide; Trimethylanillinium iodide; Trimethylphenylammonium iodide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for the detection and determination of cadmium; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 55 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenyltrimethylammonium bromide" and "Phenyltrimethylammonium chloride."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Vapor Pressure

3.44E-8 mm Hg

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