Agent Name

Bis(2-chloroethyl)amine hydrochloride

CAS Number

821-48-7

Formula

C4-H9-Cl2-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,2'-Dichlorodiethylamine hydrochloride; 2-Chloro-N-(2-chloroethyl)ethanamine hydrochloride; beta,beta'-Dichlorodiethylamine hydrochloride; Bis(2-chloroethyl)ammonium chloride; Bis(beta-chloroethyl)-amine hydrochloride; Di-2-chloroethylamine hydrochloride; LEO 72a; N,N-Bis(2-chloroethyl)amine hydrochloride; NC 26; Nor-HN2 hydrochloride; Nor-lost hydrochlorid [German]; Nornitrogen mustard hydrochloride; SK 555; TL 161; Diethylamine, 2,2'-dichloro-, hydrochloride; Ethanamine, 2-chloro-N-(2-chloroethyl)-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2923

Category

Halogenated Aliphatic Amines

Description

Off-white powder with an irritating odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by inhalation; Risk of irreversible adverse health effects; Suspected mutagen; Reproductive effects observed in experimental animals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1-Chloro-2-(diethylamine)ethane hydrochloride," "N,N-Dimethylaminoethyl chloride hydrochloride," and "2-Chloro-N,N-dimethyl-1-propanamine hydrochloride." Search for (821-48-7[EC/RN Number]) AND (allergic OR dermatitis OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no results; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mouse) = 1,000 mg/m3/10min

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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