Hydroxyamine hydrochloride; Hydroxyammonium chloride; Hydroxylamine chloride; Hydroxylamine chloride (1:1); Hydroxylamine hydrochloride; Hydroxylamine-1-hydrochloride; Hydroxylammonium chloride; Oxammonium hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] NA8027
Colorless to off-white crystals that are hygroscopic and water soluble; [CAMEO]
Hydroxylamine is used in organic synthesis; in photographic developers; in the production of rubber, plastics, and steel; and in the separation of uranium and plutonium; [Ullmann]
A powerful reducing agent and a strong irritant of the skin and eyes; Can cause methemoglobinemia; Inhalation of high concentrations can induce toxic pneumonitis; [CAMEO] Negligible evaporation at room temperature; Harmful if dispersed particles are inhaled; A skin sensitizer; [ICSC] Causes skin burns; [MSDSonline] See "Hydroxylamine."
Melting point = 304 deg F (decomposes); [CAMEO]
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: