NIOSH Publication No. 2005-151:

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

September 2005

2-N-Dibutylaminoethanol

CAS
102-81-8

(C4H9)2NCH2CH2OH

RTECS
KK3850000
Synonyms & Trade Names

Dibutylaminoethanol; 2-Dibutylaminoethanol; 2-Di-N-butylaminoethanol; 2-Di-N-butylaminoethyl alcohol; N,N-Dibutylethanolamine
DOT ID & Guide
2873 / 153

Exposure
Limits

NIOSH REL: TWA 2 ppm (14 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH
N.D. See: IDLH INDEX
Conversion
1 ppm = 7.09 mg/m3
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a faint, amine-like odor.
MW: 173.3
BP: 446°F
FRZ: ?
Sol: 0.4%
VP: 0.1 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 0.86
Fl.P: 195°F
UEL: ?
LEL: ?

Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140F and below 200F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities

Oxidizers
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 2007
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation
(See protection)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations
Not available.
Important additional information about respirator selection
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation eyes, skin, nose; dermatitis; skin, corneal necrosis; weight loss
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1418