Agent Name

N,N-Diethylaniline

CAS Number

91-66-7

Formula

C10-H15-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Aniline, N,N-diethyl-; Benzenamine, N,N-diethyl-; DEA; Diaethylanilin [German]; Diethylaniline; Diethylphenylamine; N,N-Diethylaminobenzene; N,N-Diethylanilin [Czech]; N,N-Diethylbenzenamine; N-Phenyldiethylamine; Phenyldiethylamine; [ChemIDplus] UN2432

Category

Amines, Aromatic

Description

Colorless to yellow liquid; [Merck Index] Light yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make pharmaceuticals and dyes; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; May be absorbed through skin; Can induce methemoglobinemia; May cause anemia; [ICSC] A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; Can induce methemoglobinemia; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Aniline."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.13 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,920 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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