HEXAMETHYLENEDIAMINE solution

UN Number: 1783

Also known as: 1,6-DIAMINO HEXANE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 1783

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
933 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 116.21
Density of gas (kg/m3) 5.16
Boiling Point (°C) 205
Melting Point (°C) 41
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
400 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 305
Flash Point (°C) 80
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 0.7
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 6.3

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour weak ammonia odour

Transportation data

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

Reactivity data

Acid(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Human toxicity threshold

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 153

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 2020-12-14T09:02:34+00:00