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m-Xylene-alpha,alpha'-diamine

Synonyms & Trade Names
1,3-bis(Aminomethyl)benzene; 1,3-Benzenedimethanamine; MXDA; m-Phenylenebis(methylamine); m-Xylylenediamine
CAS No.
1477-55-0
RTECS No.
PF8970000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C6H4(CH2NH2)2
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: C 0.1 mg/m3 [skin]
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA 105
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid.
MW:
136.2
BP:
477°F
FRZ:
58°F
Sol:
Miscible
VP(77°F): 0.03 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.032
Fl.P:
243°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIB Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation eyes, skin; liver, kidney, lung damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
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

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1462
 
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