N-Isopropylethanolamine

  • 2-(Isopropylamino)ethanol
  • N-Isopropylaminoethanol
  • N-(Hydroxyethyl)isopropylamine
  • Ethanol, 2-[(1-methylethyl)amino]-
Formula
C5H13NO
Structure
Description
An amber to straw colored liquid.
Uses
Used to make other chemicals.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
109-56-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-681-4
RTECS
KL5080000
RTECS class
Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
1633453
Beilstein Reference
3-04-00-00681
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H13NO
Formula mass
103.16
Boiling point, °C
172 - 174
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.5 (25 C)
Density
0.8977 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
Refractive index
1.4392 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
4.30 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.09
Heat of vaporization
47.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
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.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers. Build dikes to contain flow as necessary. Attempt to stop leak if without undue personnel hazard.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with isocyanates, halogenated organics, peroxides, phenols (acidic), epoxides, anhydrides, and acid halides Flammable gaseous hydrogen is generated in combination with strong reducing agents, such as hydrides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
70
Fire fighting
Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.
Std. Transport #
4915771