Agent Name

N,N'-Bis(3-aminopropyl)ethylenediamine

CAS Number

10563-26-5

Formula

C8-H22-N4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N,N'-Bis(gamma-aminopropyl)diaminoethane; 1,3-Propanediamine, N,N''-ethylenebis-; 1,5,8,12-Tetraazadodecane; N,N'-Bis(3-aminopropyl)-1,2-diaminoethane; N,N'-Di(3-aminopropyl)-1,2-ethylenediamine; 1,3-Propanediamine, N,N''-1,2-ethanediylbis-; 1,3-Propanediamine, N1,N1'-1,2-ethanediylbis-; [ChemIDplus] N-(2-(3-Aminopropylamino)ethyl)-1,3-propanediamine; N,N'-Bis(3-aminopropyl)diaminoethane; N,N'-Diaminopropylethylenediamine; N4 Amine; [RTECS] N1,N1'-1,2-Ethanediylbis(1,3-propanediamine); [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] UN2735

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Used in cleaning agents, as a laboratory reagent, monomer and auxiliary in polymerization reactions, and to make large scale chemicals; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes burns; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A skin sensitizer in Buehler test of guinea pigs; Decreased corpora lutea, implantations, gestation index, and mean litter sizes, 5 of 9 pregnant females delivering offspring, and histopathological changes of the lung, stomach, spleen, kidney, adrenals, and eyes observed in oral study of rats at 300 mg/kg/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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