Agent Name

2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidine

CAS Number

768-66-1

Formula

C9-H19-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Norpempidine; Piperidine, 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidin; TEMP; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] UN1992

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

Light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Rats demonstrated effects possibly indicative of neurotoxicity in all test groups of acute inhalation study and high dose group (500 mg/kg) of acute oral study; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Piperidine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.98 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 4,550 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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