Agent Name

Di-n-pentylamine

Alternative Name

Di-n-amylamine

CAS Number

2050-92-2

Formula

C10-H23-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Di-n-amylamine; 1-Pentanamine, N-pentyl-; Amine, dipentyl; Diamyl amine; Diamylamine; Dipentylamine; Pentylamine, pentyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2841

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless to light yellow liquid; [ICSC] Ammoniacal or fishy odor; [CHEMINFO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in rubber accelerators, flotation reagents, dyestuffs, and corrosion inhibitors and as a solvent for oils, resins, and some cellulose esters; [Hawley] Used as a catalyst, hair wave setting compound, and to make templating agents; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Can be absorbed through skin; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; May cause CNS effects; [ICSC] A respiratory tract irritant; May cause severe burns to skin and eyes; Corrosive to skin and eyes of rabbits; Emergency treatment: "Corrosives-alkaline"; [HSDB] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Can be absorbed through skin; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.15 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 63 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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