Agent Name

Decylamine

CAS Number

2016-57-1

Formula

C10-H23-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Aminodecane; 1-Decylamine; Kemamine P 190D; Monodecylamine; n-Decylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid with an amine odor; [Hawley] mp = 17 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Clear colorless liquid; mp = 15 deg C; Absorbs carbon dioxide from air; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as chemical intermediate and a honeybee repellant after pesticide use in New Zealand; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [Hawley] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; Readily absorbed through skin; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.1 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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