Agent Name

N-Ethyl-N-hydroxyethylnitrosamine

CAS Number

13147-25-6

Formula

C4-H10-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-(Ethylnitrosamino)ethanol; Aethyl-aethanol-nitrosoamin [German]; EENA; EHEN; Ethyl(hydroxyethyl)nitrosamine; Ethyl-2-hydroxyethylnitrosamine; Ethylethanolnitrosamine; N-Nitroso-N-ethyl-N-(2-hydroxyethyl)amine; N-Nitrosoaethylaethanolamin [German]; N-Nitrosoethyl-2-hydroxyethylamine; N-Nitrosoethylethanolamine; Ethanol, 2-(ethylnitrosamino)-; N-Ethyl-N-(2-hydroxyethyl)nitrosamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Clear yellow liquid; [TCI America MSDS]

Comments

May react violently from heat, shock, or friction; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; Carcinogenic effects observed in experimental animals; [TCI America MSDS] See "NITROSAMINES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000906 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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