Agent Name

1,8-Octamethylenediamine

CAS Number

373-44-4

Formula

C8-H20-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,8-Diaminooctane; 1,8-Octylenediamine; Octamethylenediamine; 1,8-Octanediamine; [ChemIDplus] UN3259

Category

Amines, Aliphatic

Description

Faint yellow crystals, hygroscopic; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to produce fungicides; [Ullmann]

Comments

Corrosive to the skin; Can cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

ERG guide is for" Polyamines, solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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