Material Safety Data Sheet
N,N-Dimethylethanolamine, 99%

ACC# 85083
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company Identification

MSDS Name: N,N-Dimethylethanolamine, 99%
Catalog Numbers: AC116180000, AC116180010, AC116180050, AC116180250, AC116182500, BP2628-1
Deanol; 2-Dimethylaminoethanol.
Company Identification:

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Section 2 - Composition, Information on Ingredients

CAS# Chemical Name Percent EINECS/ELINCS
108-01-0 N,N-Dimethylethanolamine 99 203-542-8

Section 3 - Hazards Identification


Appearance: Clear. Flash Point: 40 deg C.
Danger! Causes eye and skin burns. Causes digestive and respiratory tract burns. Flammable liquid and vapor. May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin. Hygroscopic (absorbs moisture from the air).
Target Organs: Eyes, skin, mucous membranes.

Potential Health Effects
Eye: Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns. Lachrymator (substance which increases the flow of tears).
Skin: May cause severe irritation and possible burns. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Ingestion: May cause burns to the digestive tract. May be harmful if swallowed.
Inhalation: May cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract with sore throat, coughing, shortness of breath and delayed lung edema.
Chronic: Possible risk of harm to the unborn child.

Section 4 - First Aid Measures

Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid imme diately. Do NOT allow victim to rub eyes or keep eyes closed. Extensiv e irrigation with water is required (at least 30 minutes).
Skin: Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Destroy contaminated shoes.
Ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
Inhalation: Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure and move to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Vapors may form an explosive mixture with air. Vapors can travel to a source of ignition and flash back. Containers may explode in the heat of a fire. Flammable liquid and vapor. Vapors may be heavier than air. They can spread along the ground and collect in low or confined areas.
Extinguishing Media: In case of fire, use water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam. Do NOT get water inside containers. For large fires, use water spray, fog or alcohol-resistant foam. Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
Flash Point: 40 deg C ( 104.00 deg F)
Autoignition Temperature: 235 deg C ( 455.00 deg F)
Explosion Limits, Lower:1.60 vol %
Upper: 11.90 vol %
NFPA Rating: (estimated) Health: 3; Flammability: 2; Instability: 0

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Absorb spill with inert material (e.g. vermiculite, sand or earth), then place in suitable container. Do not flush into a sewer. Remove all sources of ignition. Use a spark-proof tool. Provide ventilation. Do not get water inside containers.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

Handling: Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Ground and bond containers when transferring material. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and can be dangerous. Keep container tightly closed. Do not ingest or inhale. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose empty containers to heat, sparks or open flames. Use only with adequate ventilation. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame.
Storage: Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Flammables-area. Store protected from light.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls, Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and a safety shower. Use adequate general or local exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below the permissible exposure limits. Ventilation fans and other electrical service must be non-sparking and have an explosion-proof design.
Exposure Limits
Chemical Name ACGIH NIOSH OSHA - Final PELs
N,N-Dimethylethanolamine none listed none listed none listed

OSHA Vacated PELs: N,N-Dimethylethanolamine: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes: Wear chemical splash goggles and face shield.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators: Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.

Section 9 - Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State: Liquid
Appearance: Clear
Odor: Amine-like
pH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: 6.12 mbar @ 20
Vapor Density: 3.03
Evaporation Rate:Not available.
Viscosity: 3.8 MPA 20.00 deg C
Boiling Point: 139 deg C @ 760 mmHg
Freezing/Melting Point:-70 deg C
Decomposition Temperature:Not available.
Solubility: miscible with alcohol and ether
Specific Gravity/Density:.8870g/cm3
Molecular Formula:C4H11NO
Molecular Weight:89.14

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Conditions to Avoid: Ignition sources.
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Oxidizing agents - copper, copper alloys - zinc - acids - galvanized iron.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen gas.
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

CAS# 108-01-0: KK6125000
CAS# 108-01-0:
     Draize test, rabbit, eye: 5 uL Severe;
     Inhalation, mouse: LC50 = 3250 mg/m3;
     Inhalation, rat: LC50 = 1641 ppm/4H;
     Oral, rat: LD50 = 2 gm/kg;
     Skin, rabbit: LD50 = 1370 uL/kg;

CAS# 108-01-0: Not listed by ACGIH, IARC, NTP, or CA Prop 65.

Epidemiology: No information available.
Teratogenicity: No information available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.
Mutagenicity: No information available.
Neurotoxicity: No information available.
Other Studies:

Section 12 - Ecological Information

No information available.

Section 13 - Disposal Considerations

Chemical waste generators must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste. US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.

Section 14 - Transport Information

Shipping Name: 2-DIMETHYLAMINOETHANOL No information available.
Hazard Class: 8
UN Number: UN2051
Packing Group: II

Section 15 - Regulatory Information


     CAS# 108-01-0 is listed on the TSCA inventory.
Health & Safety Reporting List
     None of the chemicals are on the Health & Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
     None of the chemicals in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
Section 12b
     None of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New Use Rule
     None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
CERCLA Hazardous Substances and corresponding RQs
     None of the chemicals in this material have an RQ.
SARA Section 302 Extremely Hazardous Substances
     None of the chemicals in this product have a TPQ.
SARA Codes
     CAS # 108-01-0: immediate, fire.
Section 313      No chemicals are reportable under Section 313.
Clean Air Act:
     This material does not contain any hazardous air pollutants.
     This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone depletors.
     This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Hazardous Substances under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
     None of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
     CAS# 108-01-0 can be found on the following state right to know lists: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts.

California Prop 65

California No Significant Risk Level: None of the chemicals in this product are listed.

European/International Regulations

European Labeling in Accordance with EC Directives
Hazard Symbols:
Risk Phrases:

     R 10 Flammable.
     R 20/21/22 Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if
     R 34 Causes burns.

Safety Phrases:

     S 25 Avoid contact with eyes.
     S 26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of
     water and seek medical advice.
     S 36/37/39 Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face pr
     S 45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice
     immediately (show the label where possible).

WGK (Water Danger/Protection)

     CAS# 108-01-0: 1
Canada - DSL/NDSL
     CAS# 108-01-0 is listed on Canada's DSL List.
Canada - WHMIS
     This product has a WHMIS classification of B3, E.
This product has been classified in accordance with the hazard criteria of the Controlled Products Regulations and the MSDS contains all of the information required by those regulations.
Canadian Ingredient Disclosure List

Section 16 - Additional Information

MSDS Creation Date: 6/29/1999
Revision #6 Date: 6/29/2007

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