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General Description

Synonyms: 2-[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-ethanol

OSHA IMIS Code Number: A120

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 111-41-1

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: KJ6300000

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

Colorless liquid with a mild ammonia-like odor
molecular weight: 104.15
vapor pressure: <0.01 mm
molecular formula: C4H12N2O
boiling point: 242.8C
melting point: -45C
incompatibilities: strong oxidizers and acids
Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: irritant to skin, eyes, mucous membranes and respiratory system

Health Effects: irritant to skin, eyes, mucous membranes and respiratory system

Affected Organs: skin, eyes, mucous membranes, respiratory system

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Coated XAD-2 tube (80/40 mg sections; 20/40 mesh) coated with 10 % (w/w) 1-naphthylisothiocyanate (NITC)
    maximum volume: 100 Liters
    analytical solvent: dimethylformamide
    maximum volume: 10 liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.1 L/min (TWA)
    current analytical method: Liquid Chromatography UV detection at 254 and 280 nm; LC/UV
    method reference: (OSHA In-house file)
    method classification: Partially Validated

Conditions:

  • column: CN
    mobile phase: 80:20 isooctane:isopropanol
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