Report 4. Secondary Aliphatic Monoamines. Properties, Production, Uses, Exposure, and Toxicologic, Pharmacologic, and Biologic Effects.
Health hazards associated with workplace exposures to 20 priority compounds were identified. These compounds include: dimethylamine (124403), diethylamine (109897), methyl-n-butylamine (110689), diallylamine (124027), di-n-propylamine (142847), diisopropylamine (108189), n-ethyl-n-butylamine (13360639), n-methylcyclohexylamine (100607), n-ethylcyclohexylamine (5459938), dibutylamine (111922), diisobutylamine (110963), di-sec-butylamine (626233), diamylamine (2050922), diisoamylamine (544003), dicyclohexylamine (101837), dihexylamine (143168), diheptylamine (2470680), di-n-octylamine (1120485), di(2-ethylhexyl)amine (106207), and ditridecylamine (5910758). Chemical and physical properties of each compound were listed along with production and economic trends, uses, and environmental exposures. Biological effects were reviewed for dimethylamine, diethylamine, diisopropylamine, dibutylamine, diallylamine, and dicyclohexylamine. Industries and occupations where exposure to the priority group compounds identified by the National Occupational Hazard Survey occur were listed.
Franklin Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, NIOSH Contract No. 210-79-0091, 49 pages, 68 references