Agent Name

cis-9-Octadecenylamine

CAS Number

112-90-3

Formula

C18-H37-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(Z)-9-Octadecen-1-amine; 9-Octadecen-1-amine, (Z)-; 9-Octadecenylamine, (Z)-; Alamine 11; Armeen O; Kemamine P 989; Noram O; OA; Oleamine; Oleinamine; Oleyl amine; Oleylamin [German]; Oleylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2735

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Liquid; mp = 10-20 deg C; [IUCLID] Light yellow pasty liquid with an amine-like odor (mp = 15-30 deg C); [ToxPlanet: ECHA] Slightly beige paste; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate, surfactant in textile production, and cosmetic ingredient; Amine and organic salts: Used as petroleum product and lubricant additives, corrosion inhibitors (i.e. in oil fields), ore flotation reagents, wetting agents for asphalt, and emulsifiers; [HSDB] Used in the EU as intermediate, flotation agent for metals, lubricant in metal processing, fuel additive, corrosion inhibitor, and antistatic agent for paints; [ToxPlanet: ECHA]

Comments

Concentrations of 1.5% and 3% in corn oil produced moderate to severe skin irritation in rats; Post-implantation mortality observed in mice following single oral dose on ninth day of pregnancy; No evidence of teratogenicity in rats or rabbits at gavage doses maternally toxic; No evidence of mutagenicity; [IUCLID] Corrosive to rabbit skin; Effects in 28-day gavage study with rats include abnormal gait, decrease in weight gain, and minor toxicity to the liver and kidneys; No histopathological effects observed in reproductive organs; No evidence of mutagenicity, teratogenicity, or developmental toxicity; [ToxPlanet: ECHA] Causes burns; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Inhalation can cause corrosive effects on the upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0001 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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