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Isopropylamine

Synonyms & Trade Names
2-Aminopropane, Monoisopropylamine, 2-Propylamine, sec-Propylamine
CAS No.
75-31-0
RTECS No.
NT8400000
DOT ID & Guide
1221 132
Formula
(CH3)2CHNH2
Conversion
1 ppm = 2.42 mg/m3
IDLH
750 ppm
See: 75310
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: See Appendix D
OSHA PEL
: TWA 5 ppm (12 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH S147 (II-3)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with an ammonia-like odor. [Note: A gas above 91°F.]
MW:
59.1
BP:
91°F
FRZ:
-150°F
Sol:
Miscible
VP:
460 mmHg
IP:
8.72 eV
Sp.Gr:
0.69
Fl.P(oc): -35°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IA Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. below 73°F and BP below 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong acids, strong oxidizers, aldehydes, ketones, epoxides
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat; pulmonary edema; visual disturbance; eye, skin burns; dermatitis
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet (flammable)
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

OSHA

Up to 125 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode£
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with cartridge(s) providing protection against the compound of concern£

Up to 250 ppm:
(APF = 50) Any chemical cartridge respirator with a full facepiece and cartridge(s) providing protection against the compound of concern
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and cartridge(s) providing protection against the compound of concern£
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 750 ppm:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0908
 
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