Agent Name

N,N-Dimethylcyclohexylamine

CAS Number

98-94-2

Formula

C8-H17-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(Dimethylamino)cyclohexane; Cyclohexanamine, N,N-dimethyl-; Cyclohexylamine, N,N-dimethyl-; Cyclohexyldimethylamine; N,N-Dimethyl-N-cyclohexylamine; N,N-Dimethylaminocyclohexane; N,N-Dimethylcyclohexanamine; N-Cyclohexyldimethylamine; Polycat 8; Dimethylcyclohexylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2264

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Colorless liquid; [ICSC] Musky ammoniacal odor; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst for polyurethane foams and an intermediate for rubber accelerators and dyes; Also used in the treatment of textiles; [HSDB]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; Can be absorbed through skin; [ICSC] Irritating or corrosive to animal skin; Irritating to rabbit eyes; Not sensitizing to guinea pig skin using skin painting test; [IUCLID] Causes muscle contraction or spasticity in lethal-dose studies of mice (inhalation and oral routes); [RTECS] Causes burns; Toxic if inhaled; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,889 mg/m3/2h

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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