Agent Name

1,3-Pentanediamine

CAS Number

589-37-7

Formula

C5-H14-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Diaminopentane; [ChemIDplus] "DYTEK" EP DIAMINE; DAMP; [DuPont MSDS] UN2734

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid with a slight odor; [DuPont MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; May cause skin sensitization; Causes skin sensitization in experimental animals at 10% concentration, but not at 1%; Approximate oral lethal-dose (rat) 1,000 mg/kg; Approximate lethal-concentration (rat) = 4,300 mg/m3/4hr; [DuPont MSDS] See "Hexylamine," "Cadaverine," "N-Methylethylenediamine," and "N-Methyl-N-propylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Amines, liquid, corrosive, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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