Benzylmethylamine

  • N-Methylbenzenemethanamine
  • N-Methyl-N-benzylamine
  • N-Methylbenzylamine
  • N-(Phenylmethyl)methylamine
  • N-Benzyl-N-methylamine
  • N-Methyl-N-(phenylmethyl)amine
Formula
C6H5CH2NHCH3
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
103-67-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-133-4
EC Class
irritant
R 22 34
S 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
2735
Beilstein/Gmelin
606221
Beilstein Reference
4-12-00-02161
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-9207
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H11N
Formula mass
121.18
Boiling point, °C
184
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.9 (25 C)
Density
0.944 g/cm3 (15 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.52 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
4.25 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.52
Heat of vaporization
41.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Corrosives area.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Disposal code
5
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
61
Autoignition, °C
380
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Not available.
   Inhalation
May cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract with sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and delayed lung edema. Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause severe irritation and possible burns.
   Eyes
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.
UN number
2735
Response guide
HS Code
2921 49 80