Agent Name

N-Ethyl cyclohexylamine

CAS Number

5459-93-8

Formula

C8-H17-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(Ethylamino)cyclohexane; Accelerator HX; Cyclohexanamine, N-ethyl-; Cyclohexane, (ethylamino)-; Cyclohexylamine, N-ethyl-; N-Cyclohexylethylamine; N-Ethyl(cyclohexyl)amine; N-Ethylcyclohexanamine; Vulkacit HX; [ChemIDplus] UN2734

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless clear liquid with an ammoniacal odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as intermediate in the production of herbicides and pharmaceuticals; [Hawley]

Comments

Corrosive and toxic; [Hawley] External application to rabbit eyes scored 9 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being most severe) for degree of injury after 24 hours; Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] Lung and respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] Vapor is irritating to eyes, nose, and throat; Liquid can burn skin and eyes; [CHRIS] A severe skin and eye irritant; [RTECS] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may result in chemical pneumonitis; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 500 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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