Agent Name

Dodecylamine

CAS Number

124-22-1

Formula

C12-H27-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Lauramine; Lauryl amine; 1-Aminododecane; 1-Dodecanamine; 1-Dodecylamine; Alamine 4; Amine BB; Armeen 12D; Farmin 20D; Kemamine P690; Laurinamine; Laurylamine; Monododecylamine; Nissan amine BB; n-Dodecylamine; n-Laurylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

White solid; mp = 28 deg C; [ICSC] Oil with an amine odor; mp = 28.3 deg C; [HSDB] Yellow liquid with an odor of ammonia; [CAMEO] White low-melting solid; mp 28-30 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in cationic surfactants and to make dodecylguanidine acetate (fungicide); [HSDB] Used in dye and pigment production and as a surfactant for non-metallic mineral mining and quarrying; [EPA ChAMPS]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; [ICSC] Severe skin irritation and necrosis observed in animals; Emergency treatment: "Corrosives-alkaline"; [HSDB] No deaths observed in rats dosed by gavage at 2000 mg/kg; Non-hydroxylated fatty nitrogen derived amines: Low acute oral and dermal toxicity in animals; [EPA ChAMPS] A severe skin and eye irritant; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00805 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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