Agent Name

N,N-Dimethyldodecylamine

CAS Number

112-18-5

Formula

C14-H31-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Dimethyl lauramine; Dimethyl laurylamine; Lauryl dimethyl amine; 1-Dodecanamine, N,N-dimethyl-; ADMA 2; Antioxidant DDA; Armeen DM-12D; Barlene 125; DDA; DDA (antioxidant); DDA (corrosion inhibitor); Dimethyl-n-dodecylamine; Dodecylamine, N,N-dimethyl-; Dodecyldimethylamine; Empigen AB; Farmin DM 20; Farmin DM 2098; Genamin LA 302D; IPL; Lauryldimethylamine; Monolauryl dimethylamine; N,N-Dimethyl-n-dodecylamine; N,N-Dimethyl-1-dodecanamine; N,N-Dimethyllaurylamine; N-Dodecyldimethylamine; N-Lauryldimethylamine; RC 5629; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Clear yellow liquid with a fishy odor; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as corrosion inhibitor, acid-stable emulsifier, cationic detergent, and intermediate in chemical synthesis; [HSDB] Commonly found in commercial mixtures with C12-14 alkyldimethylamine (CAS 84649-84-3); Used to make amineoxides, betaines, and quaternary amino compounds with end-uses as disinfectants, detergents, textile chemicals, pharmaceuticals, corrosion inhibitors, etc.; [SIDSUNEP]

Comments

Severely irritating to skin and eyes; [SAX] Abnormalities of the heart, lungs, and GI tract observed in animals in oral and dermal lethal-dose studies; [EPA HPVIS] Corrosive to rabbit skin; No specific target organs identified following 28-day gavage study of rats; Does not induce point mutation effects or chromosomal mutations; Parental, fertility, and embryo/fetal/pup toxicity only seen at doses above the NOEL; [SIDSUNEP] A severe skin and eye irritant; [RTECS] Causes burns; Harmful if swallowed; Inhalation can cause corrosive effects to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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