Agent Name

L-alpha-Methylbenzylamine

CAS Number

2627-86-3

Formula

C8-H11-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(S)-alpha-Methylbenzenemethanamine; Benzenemethanamine, alpha-methyl-, (alphaS)-; [ChemIDplus] (S)-(-)-alpha-Methylbenzylamine; (S)-(-)-1-Phenylethanamine; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2922

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Colorless hygroscopic liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes burns; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "N-Methylbenzylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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