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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Ethanol, 2-(methylamino)-

RTECS #

KL6650000

CAS #

109-83-1

Updated

August 2006

Molecular Weight

75.13

Molecular Formula

C3H9NO

Synonyms

2-Methylaminoethanol
beta-(Methylamino)ethanol
Methyl(beta-hydroxyethyl)amine
Methylethanolamine
Methylethylolamine
Monomethyl-aminoaethanol (German)
Monomethylaminoethanol
N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-N-methylamine
N-Methylaminoethanol
N-Methylethanolamine
N-Monomethylaminoethanol
USAF DO-50

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
skin /rabbit 470 mg open irritation test mildUCDS** 1/20/1972

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 125 mg/kgNTIS** AD277-689
intraperitoneal/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1330 mg/kgTXAPA9 12,486,1968
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1391 mg/kgEye: Chromodacryorrhea

Behavioral: Ataxia

Gastrointestinal: Hypermotility, diarrhea
VHTODE 38,422,1996
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1070 µL/kgBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Skin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, other
NTIS** OTS0536158
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1802 mg/kgBehavioral: Convulsions or effect on seizure threshold

Behavioral: Coma

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
AEPPAE 225,428,1955

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X4016; Number of Industries 36; Total Number of Facilities 7733; Number of Occupations 28; Total Number of Employees Exposed 39013; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 11887

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EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies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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