Agent Name

Diallylamine

CAS Number

124-02-7

Formula

C6-H11-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-2-Propenyl-2-propen-1-amine; 2-Propen-1-amine, N-2-propenyl-; Amine, diallyl-; Di-2-propenylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2359

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid with an ammonia-like odor; [AIHA]

Sources/Uses

Used in the production of pharmaceuticals, resins, and paper; Also used as a solvent and in crop protection; [HSDB] Used as a corrosion inhibitor, ore flotation agent, rubber processor, and solvent; [AIHA]

Comments

A corrosive substance that causes lacrimation and may cause lung edema after inhalation of high concentrations; [CHEMINFO] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] Toxic by inhalation and skin absorption; [Hawley] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; Can be absorbed through skin; Effects in high-dose animal studies include lacrimation; [MSDSonline] Human volunteers experienced mucous membrane irritation at 22 ppm; At 70 ppm, irritating effects were considered severe but not intolerable; [AIHA]

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

1 ppm

Vapor Pressure

20.2 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

2 ppm

Odor Threshold High

9 ppm

RD50

4 ppm

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 795 ppm/8h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 21 deg C; [ICSC] Odor threshold from CHEMINFO "At 2 ppm odour was recognized by most test subjects. At 9 ppm it was recognized by all people tested."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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