Agent Name

Butylethylamine

CAS Number

13360-63-9

Formula

C6-H15-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Butyl(ethyl)amine; N-Butylethylamine; 1-Butanamine, N-ethyl-; Butylamine, N-ethyl-; Ethylbutylamine; N-Ethyl-N-butylamine; N-Ethylbutylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2733

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid with an ammonical odor; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis; [NTP]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [CAMEO] Vapor is irritating to eyes, nose, and throat; Liquid can burn skin and eyes; [CHRIS] Highly flammable; Causes burns; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Inhalation can cause corrosive effects to the upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

27 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 500 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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