Agent Name

N-Nitrosodiethanolamine

Alternative Name

NDELA

CAS Number

1116-54-7

Formula

C4-H10-N2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

NDELA; 2,2'-(Nitrosoimino)bisethanol; 2,2'-Iminodi-N-nitrosoethanol; Bis(beta-hydroxyaethyl)nitrosamin [German]; Bis(beta-hydroxyethyl)nitrosamine; Di-(2-hydroxyethyl)-nitrosamine; Diaethanolnitrosamin [German]; Diethanolnitrosamine; Diethanolnitrosoamine; Diethylamine, 2,2'-dihydroxy-N-nitroso-; Ethanol, 2,2'-(nitrosoimino)bis-; Ethanol, 2,2'-nitrosiminodi-; Ethanol, N-nitrosoiminodi-; N,N-Diethanolnitrosamine; N-Nitrosoaminodiethanol; N-Nitrosobis(2-hydroxyethyl)amine; N-Nitrosodiaethanolamin [German]; NDELA; Nitrosodiethanolamine; Nitrosoimino diethanol; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Light yellow liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

May contaminate cosmetics and cutting fluids; [Merck Index] Used as a research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; [MAK] May be harmful by contact with skin or eyes, as well as by inhalation or ingestion; [CAMEO] An irritant; Vapors may cause drowsiness; Causes kidney and nerve injury in high-dose animal studies; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0005 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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