N-Benzyl-N-methylethanolamine

  • N-Benzyl-N-methyl-2-aminoethanol
  • N-Methyl-N-benzylethanolamine
  • 2-(Benzylmethylamino)ethanol
  • 2-(N-Methylbenzylamino)ethanol
  • Benzyl(2-hydroxyethyl)methylamine
  • Ethanol, 2-[methyl(phenylmethyl)amino]-
Formula
C10H15NO
Structure
Description
Light yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
101-98-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
202-994-3
UN (DOT)
1824
Beilstein/Gmelin
1943595
Beilstein Reference
4-12-00-02185
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C10H15NO
Formula mass
165.23
Boiling point, °C
95
Vapor density (air=1)
5.7
Density
1.01 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble
Refractive index
1.5264 (19 C)
pKa/pKb
7.93 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions. 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
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Remove all sources of ignition. Provide ventilation.
Stability
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using agent most appropriate for surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Causes gastrointestinal tract irritation.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. The toxicological properties of this material have not been fully investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1824
Response guide
Hazard class
8