1-[(2-Hydroxyethyl)amino]-2-propanol

  • Ethanolisopropanolamine
Formula
C5H13NO2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6579-55-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
229-507-7
UN (DOT)
2735
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8654

Properties.
Formula
C5H13NO2
Formula mass
119.16
Melting point, °C
32
Boiling point, °C
249
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.004 (25 C)
Critical temperature
385
Critical pressure
44.3
Density
1.0455 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
424 g/L
Refractive index
1.4695 (20<sup>o</sup>C)
pKa/pKb
5.05 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-1.16
Heat of vaporization
56.46 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing. Faceshield (8-inch minimum).
Respirators
Use respirators and components tested and approvedunder appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators areappropriate use a full-face respirator with multi-purposecombination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges asa backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the solemeans of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container, and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures ant pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon, oxides of nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
129
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Inhalation may result in spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis, and pulmonary edema. Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
Causes burns. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.
UN number
2735
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II