Agent Name

Di-(2-ethylhexyl)amine

CAS Number

106-20-7

Formula

C16-H35-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Ethyl-N-(2-ethylhexyl)-1-hexanamine; 2,2'-Diethyldihexylamine; Bis(2-ethylhexyl)amine; Bis-2-ethylhexylamine; Di(2-ethylhexyl)amine; 1-Hexanamine, 2-ethyl-N-(2-ethylhexyl)-; 2,2'-Diethylhexylamine; Dihexylamine, 2,2'-diethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Clear colorless liquid with a slight ammonia-like odor; [CAMEO]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; A lachrymator; [CAMEO] Toxic by inhalation; Harmful if skin contact or ingested; Causes burns; May cause pneumonitis and pulmonary edema after inhalation of high concentrations; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 920 mg/m3/4H; [MSDSonline]

Explanatory Notes

Flash Point = 270 deg F; [CAMEO] ERG Guide for "Corrosive liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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