Agent Name

(1S,2S)-(+)-1,2-Diaminocyclohexane

CAS Number

21436-03-3

Formula

C6-H14-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(1S)-trans-1,2-Diaminocyclohexane; (1S)-trans-1,2-Cyclohexanediamine; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3259

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

Colorless solid with an odor like amines; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; May cause skin sensitization; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,3-Cyclohexanediamine." See "1,2-Diaminocyclohexane."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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