Agent Name

Diallyldimethylammonium chloride

CAS Number

7398-69-8

Formula

C8-H16-N.Cl

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Propen-1-aminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-2-propenyl-, chloride; Ammonium, diallyldimethyl-, chloride; Dimethyldiallylammonium chloride; N,N-Dimethyl-N-2-propenyl-2-propen-1-aminium chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as monomer for synthesizing water soluble polymers and in the synthesis of coagulants and retention aids; [HSDB]

Comments

Adverse effects after intermittent oral doses of 42 grams/kg over 6 weeks include weight loss and changes in the liver and renal tubules; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.53E-6 mm Hg

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