Agent Name

Methoxyamine

Alternative Name

O-Methylhydroxylamine

CAS Number

67-62-9

Formula

C-H5-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

O-Methylhydroxylamine; Hydroxylamine methyl ether; Hydroxylamine, O-methyl-; Methoxylamine; alpha-Methylhydroxylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Hydroxylamines

Description

Colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as an analytical reagent (mainly for ketones and aldehydes); [Hawley]

Comments

Highly irritating; [Merck Index] A strong skin irritant; [Hawley] Emergency treatment: "Corrosives-alkaline"; [HSDB] Mutagenic; [RTECS] See "Hydroxylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

291 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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