Agent Name

2-Methylpentamethylenediamine

CAS Number

15520-10-2

Formula

C6-H16-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,5-Pentanediamine, 2-methyl-; 2-Methyl-1,5-pentanediamine; 2-Methylpentanediamine; Dytek A; 2-Methylpentane-1,5-diamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2735

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Faintly yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Causes burns; Harmful if swallowed; Inhalation of high concentrations may produce acute pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 2,900 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

VP = 130 mmHg at 135 deg C; [MSDSonline] ERG Guide is for "Alkylamines, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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