Agent Name

Hydroxyethyl carbamate

CAS Number

5395-01-7

Formula

C3-H7-N-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Ethanediol, monocarbamate; 2-Hydroxyethyl carbamate; 2-Hydroxyethylcarbamate; Carbamic acid, 2-hydroxyethyl ester; Ethylene glycol monocarbamate; beta-Hydroxyethylcarbamate; beta-Hydroxyethyl carbamate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamic Acid Esters

Description

Solid or pale yellow liquid; Deliquescent; May solidify below 30 deg C; mp = 43 deg C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reactive intermediate in the manufacture of automotive coatings; formerly to make textile permanent press finishes; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and reproductive effector; Lethal dose intraperitoneally (mouse) >500 mg/kg; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.55 mm Hg

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