Agent Name

N,N-Dimethylaminoethyl chloride hydrochloride

CAS Number

4584-46-7

Formula

C4-H10-Cl-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(2-Chloroethyl)dimethylamine monohydrochloride; (2-Chloroethyl)dimethylamine, hydrochloride; (beta-Chloroethyl)dimethylamine hydrochloride; 1-Chloro-2-(dimethylamino)ethane hydrochloride; 2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl chloride hydrochloride; 2-Chloro-N,N-dimethylethanamine hydrochloride; 2-Chloro-N,N-dimethylethylamine hydrochloride; 2-Chloroethyl dimethyl ammonium chloride; 2-Dimethylaminochloroethane hydrochloride; Bis(methyl)-2-chloroethylamine hydrochloride; Chloro(dimethylamino)ethane hydrochloride; Dimethyl(2-chloroethyl)amine hydrochloride; Dimethyl-beta-chloroethylamine hydrochloride; Dimethylaminoethyl chloride hydrochloride; N,N-Dimethyl-2-chloroethylamine hydrochloride; N,N-Dimethyl-N-(2-chloroethyl)amine hydrochloride; N-(2-Chloroethyl)-N,N-dimethylammonium chloride; 2-Chloroethyldimethylammonium chloride; Ethanamine, 2-chloro-N,N-dimethyl-, hydrochloride; Ethylamine, 2-chloro-N,N-dimethyl-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] 1-Chloro-2-dimethylaminoethane hydrochloride; N-(2-Chloroethyl)dimethylamine hydrochloride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2811

Category

Halogenated Aliphatic Amines

Description

Beige hygroscopic crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate in chemical manufacture; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A moderate skin and eye irritant; Causes somnolence, ataxia, and tremor in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes diffuse hepatitis in 7-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Chloro-2-(diethylamine)ethane hydrochloride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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