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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Isobutylamine

RTECS #

NP9900000

CAS #

78-81-9

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

73.16

Molecular Formula

C4H11N

Synonyms

1-Amino-2-methylpropane
1-Propanamine, 2-methyl-
Monoisobutylamine
NSC 8028
Valamine

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 224 mg/kgBehavioral: Convulsions or effect on seizure threshold

Behavioral: Ataxia

Behavioral: Antipsychotic
TXAPA9 63,150,1982

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKceiling concentration 5 ppm (15 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 2 ppm (6,1 mg/m3), 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDshort term exposure limit 5 ppm (15 mg/m3), skin, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENceiling concentration 5 ppm (15 mg/m3), Skin, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 2 ppm (6.1 mg/m3), KZG-week 4 ppm (12.2 mg/m3), skin, JAN2011

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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