Agent Name

N-Nitrosodiisopropanolamine

CAS Number

53609-64-6

Formula

C6-H14-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,2'-Bishydroxypropylnitrosamine; 2,2'-Dihydroxy-di-n-propylnitrosoamine; 2-Propanol, 1,1'-nitrosoiminodi-; 2-Propanol, N-nitroso-1,1'-iminodi-; BHP; DHPN; Di(2-hydroxypropyl)nitrosamine; Diisopropanolnitrosamine; DIPN; N,N-Di-(2-hydroxypropyl)nitrosamine; N-Bis(2-hydroxypropyl)nitrosamine; N-Nitroso-N,N-di(2-hydroxypropyl)amine; N-Nitrosobis(2-hydroxypropyl)amine; 2-Propanol, 1,1'-(nitrosoimino)bis- (9CI); Dipropylamine, 2,2'-dihydroxy-N-nitroso-; [ChemIDplus] NBHPA; N-Nitroso-bis(2-hydroxypropylamine); [ToxPlanet: EC: SCCS]

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Yellow viscous liquid; [OSHA]

Sources/Uses

Found in cosmetics; [ExPub: EC: SCCS]

Comments

"Experimental carcinogen." [ChemIDplus] Possible carcinogen; Targets the lungs and pancreas; [OSHA] See "NITROSAMINES."

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