- Dimethylammonium chloride
- Hydrochloric acid dimethylamine
- Methanamine, N-methyl-, hydrochloride
- N-Methylmethanamine hydrochloride
odorless white to off-white solid
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R 22 36/37/38
S 26 36/37/39
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
170 - 173
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.75 (25 C)
Solubility in water
3000 g/L (20 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Keep away from water. Do not get water inside containers.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Wash hands before eating. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Do not allow contact with water.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Reduce airborne dust and prevent scattering by moistening with water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation. Do not get water inside containers.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents. Material is deliquescent.
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide, nitric oxide (NOx) and ammonia (NH3) fumes.
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. Extinguishing media: Use water spray or dry chemical. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. Do NOT get water inside containers.
May cause reproductive and fetal effects.
Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed.
Causes respiratory tract irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes eye irritation.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Get medical aid. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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