Agent Name

1,3-Cyclohexanediamine

CAS Number

3385-21-5

Formula

C6-H14-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Diaminocyclohexane; Cyclohex-1,3-ylenediamine; [ChemIDplus] Hydrogenated m-Phenylenediamine; HMPD; HMPD Technical; [DuPont MSDS] UN2922

Category

Amines, Cyclic

Description

Colorless liquid with an ammoniacal odor; [DuPont MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions in oral lethal-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause nose and throat irritation; [DuPont MSDS] See "Cyclohexylamine."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 2,900 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure = 21 mm Hg at 100 deg C; [DuPont MSDS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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