DIETHYLENETRIAMINE

UN Number: 2079 - CAS Number: 111-40-0

Also known as: BIS(2-AMINOETHYL)AMINE, 2,2-DIAMINODIETHYLAMINE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 2079
CAS number 111-40-0

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
954 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 103.17
Density of gas (kg/m3) 4.515
Boiling Point (°C) 207
Melting Point (°C) -39
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
50 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 395
Flash Point (°C) 102
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 10

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless to yellow
Odour ammonia odour

Transportation data

Transport mode Bulk,Packaged
Package group II
State liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Pressure (Pa) ambient
Family name aliphatic amines

Reactivity data

Acid(s) Yes
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) 1 - ≥1 and <10
Bioaccumulation (A1) 1 - Very low potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Slightly toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 1 - Slight
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 3 - Moderately high
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) FD - Floater/Dissolver
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) 1 ppm
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 1.25 ppm
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 100 ppm

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

Year Vessel Location Cargo type
1982 Sam Houston Off New Orleans, USA Package
Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 154

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 8-05

CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES, COMBUSTIBLE.

Emergency procedures

Spillage on deck

Wash overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Collect spillage, where practicable, using absorbent material for liquids, for safe disposal.

Fire on deck

Use water spray.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation. Otherwise adopt action as for "On deck".

Special equipment to be carried

Protective clothing (gloves, boots, coveralls, headgear).
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spray nozzles.

Remarks by UN no.

• FORMIC ACID (UN No. 1779)
• THIOGLYCOLIC ACID (UN No. 1940)
• BOMBS, SMOKE, NON-EXPLOSIVE (UN No. 2028)
• N,N-DIMETHYLCARBAMOYL CHLORIDE (UN No. 2262)
• DICYCLOHEXYLAMINE (UN No. 2565)
Turn ship off-wind.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

last modified 2020-12-14T09:02:20+00:00