2-AMINO-2-METHYL-1-PROPANOL (90% or less)

CAS Number: 124-68-5

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CAS number 124-68-5

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
935 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 89.14
Density of gas (kg/m3) > 1.29
Boiling Point (°C) 165
Melting Point (°C) -2
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
10400 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 446
Flash Point (°C) 87
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 1.1/1.5
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 9.2/10.1

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour odourless
Standard behavior classification D/DE

Transportation data

State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name alkanolamines

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) No
Metal(s) and alloys Yes (Al, Cu)
Oxidizing agents Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation in BCF (A1B) 0 - No measurable BCF
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) NR - Not readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Practically non-toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately high
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) DE - Dissolver/Evaporator
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 0.075
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 0.6
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 500


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