Agent Name

Pentadecylamine

CAS Number

2570-26-5

Formula

C15-H33-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Pentadecanamine; 1-Pentadecylamine; Pentadecane, 1-amino-; n-Pentadecylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN3259

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Colorless solidified mass or fragments; mp = 35 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used for research; [NJ-HSFS]

Comments

Seizures, gastritis, and GI hemorrhage reported in experimental animals; May cause skin irritation and dermal and respiratory sensitization, based on similar amines; [HSDB] Causes convulsions, acute pulmonary edema, and interstitial nephritis in lethal-dose inhalation studies of rodents; Causes nerve changes, abnormal liver and kidney function, and hemorrhage in repeated-dose inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] Corrosive; Inhalation may cause toxic pneumonitis; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000714 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 900 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Amines, solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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