Tripentylamine

  • N,N-Dipentyl-1-pentanamine
  • Tri-n-amylamine
  • Tri-n-pentylamine
  • Triamylamine
Formula
C15H33N
Structure
Description
Clear colorless to yellow liquid with an amine odor.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
621-77-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
210-705-7
UN (DOT)
2735
Beilstein/Gmelin
1744528
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00676
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8017
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H33N
Formula mass
227.43
Boiling point, °C
240
Vapor pressure, mmHg
7
Vapor density (air=1)
7.85
Density
0.7893 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Surface tension
26.86 g/s2 (12.1 C)
Refractive index
1.4343 (20 C)
pKa/pKb
4.01 (pKb)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
100
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Extinguishing media: Use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This chemical is combustible.
Hazards
This chemical is relatively nonflammable.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause nausea and vomiting.
   Inhalation
Effects may be delayed. May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Exposure may cause irritation and possible burns. Effects of contact may be delayed.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation and possible burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2735
Response guide
Hazard class
8
Packing Group
I; II; III