- N-Methylbis(2-chloroethyl)amine hydrochloride
C5H11Cl2N . HCl
White to off-white crystals or powder with a fishy odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Tumorigen; Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
87 (18 torr)
1.118 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
1.4689 (24 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Poison room locked.
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.
If Tyvek-type disposable protective clothing is not worn during handling of this chemical, wear disposable Tyvek-type sleeves taped to your gloves.
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents - moisture.
Hydrogen chloride, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen.
Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher. A water spray may also be used.
This material is probably combustible.
Containers may explode when heated.
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
OSHA: Possible Select carcinogen
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
Inhalation of vapors or dust is extremely irritating. May cause coughing, difficult breathing and nausea. Brief exposure effects last only a few minutes. Exposure in an enclosed area may be very harmful.
May cause burning of eyes and flow of tears.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.