Ethylmethylamine

  • Methylaminoethane
  • Methylethylamine
  • N-Ethylmethylamine
  • N-Methyl-N-ethylamine
  • N-Methylethylamine
  • N-Methylethanamine
Formula
C3H9N
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
624-78-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-862-1
R 12 34
S 16 23 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
2733
Beilstein/Gmelin
1730786
Beilstein Reference
0-04-00-00094
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H9N
Formula mass
59.11
Boiling point, °C
36 - 37
Density
0.6893 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.3734 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
3.24 (pKb)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Refrigerator/flammables.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent 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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Remove all sources of ignition. Use a spark-proof tool.
Incompatibilities
Acids, strong oxidizing agents, acetic acid.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
<-34
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
   Inhalation
Causes chemical burns to the respiratory tract.
   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. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   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 lids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
2733
Response guide
Hazard class
3
Packing Group
I; II; III