Agent Name

Hexamethyleneimine

CAS Number

111-49-9

Formula

C6-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Azacycloheptane; 1H-Azepine, hexahydro-; Azacycloheptane; Azepine, hexahydro-; CP 18407; Cycloheptane, 1-aza-; Cyclohexamethylenimine; G 0; HMI; Hexahydro-1H-azepine; Hexahydroazepine; Hexamethylene imine; Hexamethylenimine; Homopiperidine; Perhydroazepine; [ChemIDplus] UN2493

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

Clear colorless liquid with an ammonical odor; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used to make pharmaceutical, agricultural, and rubber chemicals; [Hawley] Used as processing aid for copper, nickel, lead, and zinc mining; [Reference #1]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes; [SAX] Inhalation of high concentrations may cause CNS effects; Corrosive to skin of rabbits; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.09 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,450 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

LCLo (rat) = 33,300 mg/m3/30min; [ChemIDplus]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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