Agent Name

N-(6-Aminohexyl)-1,6-hexanediamine

CAS Number

143-23-7

Formula

C12-H29-N3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,13-Diamino-7-azatridecane; 6,6'-Diaminodihexylamine; Bis(6-aminohexyl)amine; Bis(hexamethylene)triamine; Dihexylenetriamine; N-(Aminohexyl)-1,6-hexanediamine; 1,6-Hexanediamine, N-(6-aminohexyl)-; 7-Azatridecane-1,13-diamine; Dihexylamine, 6,6'-diamino-; [ChemIDplus] UN3259

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

mp = 33 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Colorless solid; [CAMEO] Colorless to yellow melt; mp = 33-36 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make polyamide resins; [HSDB]

Comments

Corneal opacity and loss of vision noted in rabbits at 120 hours following 1 minute instillation; Corrosive to rabbit skin; Hemorrhagic lungs and liver observed in oral (rat) and dermal (rabbit) lethal-dose studies; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Amines, solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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