Agent Name

6-Amino-1-hexanol

CAS Number

4048-33-3

Formula

C6-H15-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Amino-6-hexanol; 6-Aminohexanol; 6-Hydroxyhexylamine; Amidohexylalkohol [German]; 1-Hexanol, 6-amino-; 6-Aminohexan-1-ol; Hexanol, 6-amino-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Alcohols, Other

Description

Brown hygroscopic powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes respiratory depression and dermatitis in subcutaneous lethal-dose studies of mice (LDLo = 3,000 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "5-Aminopentan-1-ol."

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