Agent Name

Furfurylamine

CAS Number

617-89-0

Formula

C5-H7-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(2-Furylmethyl)amine; 2-(Aminomethyl)furan; 2-Furanmethylamine; 2-Furfurylamine; alpha-Furfurylamine; Methylamine, 1-(2-furyl)-; 2-Furanmethanamine; [ChemIDplus] (2-Furanylmethyl)amine; [CAMEO] 1-(2-Furyl)methanamine; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] UN2526

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid with an amine-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a corrosion inhibitor and in the manufacture of soldering flux; [CAMEO] Used as a reactant intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 200 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion; Highly toxic by inhalation and skin absorption; Oral LD50 (rat) = 200-2,000 mg/kg; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.73 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,300 mg/m3/4hr

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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