Agent Name

N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine

Alternative Name

Aminoethylethanolamine

CAS Number

111-41-1

Formula

C4-H12-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Aminoethylethanolamine; (2-Aminoethyl)ethanolamine; (2-Hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine; (beta-Hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine; 1-(2-(Hydroxyethyl)amino)-2-aminoethane; 2-((2-Aminoethyl)amino)ethanol; Aminoethyl ethanolamine; Ethanolethylene diamine; Hydroxyethyl ethylenediamine; Monoethanolethylenediamine; N-(2-Aminoethyl)ethanolamine; N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-1,2-ethanediamine; N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine; N-(beta-Hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine; N-Aminoethyl ethanolamine; N-Aminoethylethanolamine; N-Hydroxyethyl-1,2-ethanediamine; beta-Aminoethyl-beta-hydroxyethylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN8027

Category

Ethanolamines

Description

A clear colorless liquid with an ammonia-like odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate, textile finishing compound, and additive to oils in metal cutting; [HSDB] Occupational asthma reported in solderer and cable jointer; [Malo]

Comments

Liquid causes second degree burns after contact for a few minutes. [CHRIS] A mild irritant to the skin and a severe irritant to the eyes; [CAMEO] Aminoethylethanolamine-based fluxes are skin sensitizers; they are commonly used in the soldering of printed circuit boards. [Marks, p. 318] A lachrymator; [CHEMINFO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000819 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 132 deg C; VP from HSDB;

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Lacrimator

Yes

Asthma

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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