Agent Name

Dicyclohexylamine

CAS Number

101-83-7

Formula

C12-H23-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Cyclohexanamine, N-cyclohexyl-; DCH; DCHA; Dicyklohexylamin [Czech]; Dodecahydrodiphenylamine; N,N-Diclohexylamine; N,N-Dicyclohexylamine; N-Cyclohexyl-cyclohexylamine; N-Cyclohexylcyclohexanamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2565

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

Colorless liquid with a faint fishy odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make drugs, soaps, detergents, vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors , dyestuffs, emulsifying agents, and acid gas absorbents; Also used in insecticides and as a plasticizer, antioxidant (rubber, lubricating oils, and fuels), catalyst (paints, varnishes, and inks), and extractant (natural products); [HSDB]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; May cause pulmonary edema; [ICSC] Possible skin sensitizer; [Merck Index] Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin contact; [CAMEO] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; No sensitizing effects known; [MSDSonline] Danger of cutaneous absorption; [MAK]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 105 deg C; [ICSC]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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