Agent Name

Acetylethanolamine

CAS Number

142-26-7

Formula

C4-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Acetamide MEA; 2-Acetamidoethanol; 2-Acetylaminoethanol; Acetic acid amide, N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-; Acetylcolamine; Hydroxyethyl acetamide; N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)acetamide; N-Acetyl ethanolamine; N-Acetyl-2-aminoethanol; N-Acetylethanolamine; N-Ethanolacetamide; N-beta-Hydroxyethylacetamide; beta-Hydroxyethylacetamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethanolamines

Description

Brown liquid; [Hawley] Colorless or yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plasticizer, humectant (paper products, glues, cork, and inks), and textile conditioner; [Hawley]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Ethanolamine"; Ethanolamine can cause CNS depression, skin burns, and acute injury to the kidneys, liver, and lungs; [HSDB] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.001 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 176.6 deg C; [Hawley]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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