Agent Name

1,2-Diethylhydrazine

CAS Number

1615-80-1

Formula

C4-H12-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Diaethylhydrazin [German]; Hydrazine, 1,2-diethyl-; Hydrazoethane; Hydroazoethane; N-N'-Diethylhydrazine; SDEH; Symmetrical-diethylhydrazine; sym-Diethylhydrazine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Hydrazines

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate and research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; Toxic by ingestion; May be harmful if absorbed through skin or inhaled; [MSDSonline] Hydrazines are toxic to the CNS, liver, blood, and respiratory tract; [HSDB] See "1,2-Dimethylhydrazine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

69.3 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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