Dodecylamine

  • 1-Aminodecane
  • 1-Dodecanamine
  • Laurinamine
  • Laurylamine
  • Monododecylamine
Formula
C12H27N
Structure
Description
A yellow liquid with an ammonia-like odor.
Uses
Chemical intermediate for the fungicide, dodecylguanidine acetate, chemical intermediate for cationic surfactants.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
124-22-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
204-690-6
EC Class
harmful, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
R 22 34
S 26 36/37/39 45
RTECS
JR6475000
RTECS class
Drug; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
3263
Beilstein/Gmelin
1633576
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00794
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-9059
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H27N
Formula mass
185.36
Melting point, °C
25 - 28
Boiling point, °C
247
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.008
Density
0.7947 g/cm3 (30 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4377 (30 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
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.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Wash area with soap and water. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Acids - acid chlorides - acid anhydrides - oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>110
Upper exp. limit, %
5.1
Lower exp. limit, %
0.6
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. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
Combustible when exposed to heat or flame.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns. May be harmful if swallowed.
   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. Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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 immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3263
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
7. Aliphatic amines
HS Code
2921 19 80
 
Std. Transport #
4936030