Agent Name

Dehydroabietylamine

CAS Number

1446-61-3

Formula

C20-H31-N

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1-Phenanthrenemethanamine, 1,2,3,4,4a,9,10,10a-octahydro-1,4a-dimethyl-7-(1-methylethyl)-, (1R-(1alpha,4abeta,10aalpha))-; 13-Isopropylpodocarpa-8,11,13-trien-15-amine; Amine D; Podocarpa-8,11,13-trien-15-amine, 13-isopropyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Description

Pale yellow viscous liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make bactericides, fungicides, corrosion inhibitors, asphalt additives, and flotation agents; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; May cause allergic skin reaction; [MP Biomedicals MSDS] Abietic acid is the active allergen present in colophony. [Marks, p. 80] See "Abietic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.2E-6 mm Hg

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