Agent Name

N,N-Dimethylbutylamine

CAS Number

927-62-8

Formula

C6-H15-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Butyldimethylamine; Dimethylbutylamine; N,N-Dimethyl-1-butanamine; 1-Butanamine, N,N-dimethyl-; Butylamine, N,N-dimethyl- (6CI,7CI,8CI); [ChemIDplus] N,N-Dimethyl-N-butylamine; [CAMEO] N,N-Dimethylbutan-1-amine; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] UN2734

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Clear liquid with an ammoniacal odor; [CAMEO] Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A moderate eye irritant; Causes changes in motor activity and acute pulmonary edema in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause skin and eye burns; Inhalation may cause respiratory tract irritation and pulmonary edema; [CAMEO] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Toxic by ingestion; Highly toxic by inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

45.5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 200,000 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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