Agent Name

N-Nitrosomethylethylamine

CAS Number

10595-95-6

Formula

C3-H8-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ethanamine, N-methyl-N-nitroso-; Ethylamine, N-methyl-N-nitroso-; Ethylmethylnitrosamine; Methylaethylnitrosamin [German]; Methylethylnitrosamine; Methylethylnitrosoamine; N,N-Methylethylnitrosamine; N-Ethyl-N-methylnitrosamine; N-Methyl-N-nitrosoethanamine; N-Methyl-N-nitrosoethylamine; N-Nitroso-N-methylethylamine; N-Nitrosoethylmethylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Nitrosamines

Description

Yellow liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

Danger of cutaneous absorption; MAC-2 (considered to be carcinogenic for man because sufficient data from long-term animal studies or limited evidence from animal studies substantiated by evidence from epidemiological studies indicate that it can make a significant contribution to cancer risk); [MAK] An irritant; Causes liver injury in high-dose animal studies; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.1 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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