Agent Name

1-Methyl-2-benzylhydrazine

CAS Number

10309-79-2

Formula

C8-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Benzyl-2-methylhydrazine; 1-Methyl-2-benzyl-hydrazine; 2-Benzyl-1-methylhydrazine; Hydrazine, 1-benzyl-2-methyl-; Hydrazine, 1-methyl-2-(phenylmethyl)-; Hydrazine, 2-benzyl-1-methyl-; Methyl benzylhydrazine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Hydrazines

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A strong skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Emergency treatment: "Hydrazines"; Hydrazines can cause severe eye damage. They can cause seizures, liver injury, hemolysis, and delayed pulmonary edema. [HSDB] Subcutaneous LD50 (rat) = 270 mg/kg; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.09 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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