Agent Name

1,3,5-Triethylhexahydro-s-triazine

Alternative Name

Vancide-TH

CAS Number

7779-27-3

Formula

C9-H21-N3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Vancide-TH; 1,3,5-Triazine, 1,3,5-triethylhexahydro-; 1,3,5-Triethylhexahydro-1,3,5-triazine; Hexahydro-1,3,5-triethyl-s-triazine; Triethyl-trimethylenetriamine; s-Triazine, hexahydro-1,3,5-triethyl-; Hexahydro-1,3,5-triethyl-1,3,5-triazine; s-Triazine, 1,3,5-triethylhexahydro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN2927

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Colorless to light yellow liquid with an odor of formaldehyde; Formulated as soluble concentrate liquid; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used as biocide to control slime-forming bacteria and fungi in industrial adhesives, fuel/oil storage tanks, metalworking cutting fluids, paints (latex and aqueous slurries), rubber products, wet-end additives, and industrial processing chemicals; [Reference #1]

Comments

Corrosive; Occupational use may produce formaldehyde as an off-gas; [Reference #1] For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121] A severe eye irritant; Causes zonal hepatitis in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes other changes to liver and acute pulmonary edema in 14-day intermittent dermal study of rabbits; [RTECS] Combustible; Corrosive to skin; Causes corneal damage in rabbits; Harmful by inhalation; May release formaldehyde as an off-gas; Dermal studies have demonstrated skin absorption, hemolysis, and passive liver congestion; A moderate ingestion hazard based on animal studies; [R.T. Vanderbilt MSDS]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

15.7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 254 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic liquid, corrosive, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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