Tyrosamine

  • 4-(2-Aminoethyl)phenol
Formula
C8H11NO
Structure
Description
Beige to brown powder.
Uses
Medication.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
51-67-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-115-8
RTECS
SJ5950000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen
Merck
12,9966
Beilstein/Gmelin
1099914
Beilstein Reference
4-13-00-01788
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H11NO
Formula mass
137.18
Melting point, °C
164
Boiling point, °C
325
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0001 (25 C)
Solubility in water
10 g/L
pKa/pKb
3.33 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
0.72
Heat of vaporization
59.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. 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 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
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Skin
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

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. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.