Agent Name

Ethyldiethanolamine

CAS Number

139-87-7

Formula

C6-H15-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,2'-(Ethylimino)bisethanol; 2,2'-(Ethylimino)diethanol; 2-(N-Ethyl-N-2-hydroxyethylamino)ethanol; Diethanolethylamine; Ethyl diethanolamine; Ethylbis(2-hydroxyethyl)amine; N-Ethyl-2,2'-iminodiethanol; N-Ethyldiethanolamine; Ethanol, 2,2'-(ethylimino)bis-; Ethanol, 2,2'-(ethylimino)di-; [ChemIDplus] 2,2'-Ethyliminodiethanol; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Ethanolamines

Description

Water-white or yellow liquid with an amine odor; [HSDB] Light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a precursor to nitrogen mustard (HN-1), as a solvent, and in detergents; [HSDB] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Diethanolamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00245 mm Hg

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