Agent Name

Octylamine

CAS Number

111-86-4

Formula

C8-H19-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Aminooctane; 1-Octylamine; Armeen 8; Armeen 8D; Caprylamine; Caprylylamine; n-Octylamine; n-Octylamine, mono-; 1-Octanamine; [ChemIDplus] Octan-1-amine; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] UN2734

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Yellow liquid with an ammoniacal odor; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO] Used to make large scale and fine chemicals, in functional fluids, and as a laboratory reagent; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A severe eye irritant; Causes somnolence in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.96 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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