N,N'-Diethanolethylenediamine

  • N,N'-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine
  • Ethanol, 2,2'-(1,2-ethanediyldiimino)bis-
  • N,N'-Bis(b-hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine
  • N,N'-Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine
Formula
C6H16N2O2
Structure
Description
White powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
4439-20-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
224-656-4
Beilstein/Gmelin
1739453
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-01559
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H16N2O2
Formula mass
148.21
Melting point, °C
96 - 98
Boiling point, °C
305
Vapor pressure, mmHg
8E-5 (25 C)
Density
1.18 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Very soluble
pKa/pKb
4.60 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-1.81
Heat of fusion
49.7 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
63.3 kJ/mol
Heat of combustion
-4124 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
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
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
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong acids.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
146
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause burning sensations, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath and headache.
   Inhalation
Inhalation may be fatal as a result of spasm, inflammation, edema of the larynx and bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. May cause burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
   Skin
Causes skin burns.
   Eyes
Causes eye burns. Lachrymator.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   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.