N,N'-Diethyl-1,2-ethanediamine

  • N,N'-Diethyl-1,2-diaminoethane
  • N,N'-Diethyldiaminoethane
Formula
C6H16N2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
111-74-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
203-902-4
R: 10 34
S: 20 26 36/37/39 45 60
UN (DOT)
2685
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H16N2
Formula mass
116.21
Melting point, °C
-11
Boiling point, °C
152 - 153
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5.2 (25 C)
Critical temperature
331
Critical pressure
31.6
Density
0.811 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Miscible
pKa/pKb
2.83 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
31.6
Heat of vaporization
38.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Protection
Impervious gloves, Safety goggles and protective work clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Use neutralizing agent. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Stability
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents, acids.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
33
Fire fighting
Use carbon dioxide, extinguishing powder or foam. Water may be ineffective but may be used for cooling exposed containers. Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.
Hazards
Product is not explosive. However, formation of explosive air/vapor mixtures is possible.
Health
3
 
Flammability
3
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Acutely destructive to the respiratory tract, eyes, skin and digestive tract. Eye contact may result in permanent damage and complete vision loss. Inhalation may result in respiratory effects such as inflammation, edema, and chemical pneumonitis. May cause coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and vomiting. Ingestion may cause damage to the mouth, throat and esophagus. May cause skin burns or irritation depending on the severity of the exposure.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical advice.
   Inhalation
Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Skin
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.
   Eyes
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

Transport.
UN number
2685
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
II