HEXAMETHYLENEIMINE

UN Number: 2493 - CAS Number: 111-49-9

Also known as: AZACYCLOHEPTANE, CYCLO HEXAMETHYLENEAMINE
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 2493
CAS number 111-49-9

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
880 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 99
Boiling Point (°C) 132
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
665 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 1.6
Upper explosivity limit (UEL) (volume %) 2.3

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless to light 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
IMO class 3.2

Reactivity data

Acid(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 1 - ≥1 and <2
Bioaccumulation (A1) 1 - Very low potential to bioaccumulate
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Slightly toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 3 - Moderately high
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 1 - Slight
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Moderate
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 2 - Irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 2 - Irritating
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) FED - Floater/Evaporator/Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 2 - Is a persistent floater; and/or is moderately acutely toxic; and/or is irritating to skin and/or eyes; and/or has long-term health effects other than carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or reprotoxicity; and/or is highly flammable; and/or is flammable and is a floater with evaporative properties

Human toxicity threshold

TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 40
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 300
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 500

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 132

See the guide or download the emergency response guidebook

At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

Emergency schedule: 3-02

• 1 CLASS 3.1
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, FLASHPOINT BELOW -18 °C Closed Cup., TOXIC AND/OR CORROSIVE; MISCIBLE WITH WATER*
• 2 CLASS 3.2
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, FLASHPOINT FROM -18°C TO +23°C Closed Cup., TOXIC AND/OR CORROSIVE; MISCIBLE WITH WATER*
• 3 CLASS 3.3
FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, FLASHPOINT FROM 23°C TO 61°C Closed Cup., TOXIC AND/OR CORROSIVE; MISCIBLE WITH WATER*

* Includes substances which are partially miscible with water and substances immiscible but reacting with water for which the use of foam may be ineffective.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all sources of ignition (e.g. naked lights, unprotected light bulbs, electric handtools).
Turn ship off-wind.

Spillage on deck

Wash spillage overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Provide adequate ventilation. Collect spillage, where practicable, using absorbent material, for safe disposal.

Fire on deck

Use water spray or dry chemical. Do NOT use water jet or foam.
If possible remove receptacles likely to be involved or keep them cool with copious quantities of water.

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.

• HYDRAZINE, ANHYDROUS (UN No. 2029)
Possible self-ignition at ambient temperatures.

Decision trees

Decision trees

No decision trees available

No additional data

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