Agent Name

Tris(2-aminoethyl)amine

CAS Number

4097-89-6

Formula

C6-H18-N4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,2',2''-Nitrilotris(ethylamine); 2,2',2''-Triaminotriethylamine; 2,2',2''-Triaminotris(ethylamine); 4-(2-Aminoethyl)diethylenetriamine; N,N-Bis(2-aminoethyl)-1,2-ethanediamine; Nitrilotris(ethylamine); Tren; Tren HP; Tris(aminoethyl)amine; beta,beta',beta''-Triaminotriethylamine; 1,2-Ethanediamine, N,N-bis(2-aminoethyl)-; 1,2-Ethanediamine, N1,N1-bis(2-aminoethyl)-; Diethylenetriamine, 4-(2-aminoethyl)- (6CI,7CI,8CI); N,N-Bis(2-aminoethyl)ethylenediamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Clear dark yellow liquid; Hygroscopic; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes ataxia, respiratory depression, and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Toxic by ingestion; Highly toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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