Amines, C12-14-tert-alkyl

Agent Name
Amines, C12-14-tert-alkyl
Alternative Name
Primene 81-R
CAS Number
Major Category
Nitrogen Compounds
Amines, C12-14-tert-alkyl formula graphical representation
t-Alkyl (C12-C14) primary amines; Primene 81-R; [ChemIDplus] Primene 81-R Amines; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization] Amines, C12-C14 tert alkyl; [ECHA REACH Registrations] C12-C14 t-alkyl amines and related reaction products; [Rohm and Haas MSDS] UN2922
Amines, Aliphatic
Light colored liquid with an odor of amines; [Rohm and Haas MSDS]
Used as a fuel, lubricant additive, in surfactants, dyes, refinery processing, and metalworking fluids; [EPA ChAMP: Initial Risk-Based Prioritization] Used to formulate fuels-fuel additives, lubricants-greases, metal surface treatment products (including those for galvanizing and electroplating), inks-toners, hydraulic fluids, processing aids (i.e. pH regulators, flocculants, and precipitants), metalworking fluids, and textile dyes-finishes-impregnating products; [ECHA REACH Registrations]
Corrosive to skin and eyes in rabbits; Delayed contact hypersensitivity but no contact sensitization observed in Buehler tests of guinea pigs; Histopathological changes of the nasal cavity and respiratory tract observed in 4-week inhalation study of rats at concentrations of 129 mg/m3 and above; Developmental toxicity (in the presence of parental toxicity) noted in oral but not dermal studies of rats; [EPA ChAMP: Qualitative Screening-Level Risk Characterization] Causes burns; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; Highly toxic by inhalation; Toxic by skin absorption; [ECHA REACH Registrations] Causes burns; A respiratory tract irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause adrenal and reproductive effects; [Rohm and Haas MSDS] See "tert-Butylamine."
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
0.36 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) = 157 ppm/4hr
Explanatory Notes
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects

Skin Sensitizer
Toxic Pneumonitis
Skin burns

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


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