Agent Name

Diisobutylamine

CAS Number

110-96-3

Formula

C8-H19-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N,N-Bis(2-methylpropyl)amine; 1-Propanamine, 2-methyl-N-(2-methylpropyl)-; 2-Methyl-N-(2-methylpropyl)-1-propanamine; Amine, diisobutyl-; Bis(beta-methylpropyl)amine; [ChemIDplus] UN2361

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Water-white liquid with an odor of amine; [Hawley] Colorless liquid with an ammonia-like or fishy odor; May become yellow on prolonged contact with air; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [Hawley] Used to make agrochemicals and other organic chemicals; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; Can be absorbed through skin; [ICSC] Not mutagenic in five strains of Salmonella typhimurium; Emergency treatment: "Corrosives-alkaline"; [HSDB] Sensitive to heat and air; A severe skin and eye irritant; A respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause pulmonary edema; May be absorbed through skin; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.27 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

0.1 ppm

Odor Threshold High

0.3 ppm

Explanatory Notes

Odor threshold from CHEMINFO;

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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