Agent Name

N-Ethyl-3-methylaniline

Alternative Name

N-Ethyl-m-toluidine

CAS Number

102-27-2

Formula

C9-H13-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-Ethyl-m-toluidine; Benzenamine, N-ethyl-3-methyl-; N-Ethyl-3-methylbenzenamine; Toluene, 3-(ethylamino)-; m-Methyl-N-ethylaniline; m-Toluidine, N-ethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2754

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Light amber or yellow liquid; [HSDB] Clear brownish-yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a dye and photographic intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Aniline"; [HSDB] Mildly irritating to rabbit skin and eyes; Not sensitizing to rabbit skin; Methemoglobinemia and hemolytic anemia observed in 2-week inhalation study of rats; Some evidence of mutagenicity; [EPA HPVIS] An irritant; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Aniline."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.13 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,400 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "N-Ethyltoluidines."

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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