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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Benzylamine

RTECS #

DP1488500

CAS #

100-46-9

Updated

August 2008

Molecular Weight

107.17

Molecular Formula

C7H9N

Synonyms

(Aminomethyl)benzene
(Phenylmethyl)amine
alpha-Aminotoluene
Benzenemethanamine (9CI)
Monobenzylamine
omega-Aminotoluene
Sumine 2005
Sumine 2006

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 600 mg/kgUSXXAM #3816470
intravenous/rabbit lowest published toxic dose: 750 µg/kgEndocrine: HypoglycemiaFCLPH* 18(Suppl 1),87,2004
oral/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 700 mg/kgGISAAA 39(4),86,1974

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code M2937; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 87; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 5721; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 844
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M2937; Number of Industries 7; Total Number of Facilities 369; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 932

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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