Nomination Summary for Triethylamine & Dimethylethylamine (N85331)
Nominated Substances: Dimethylethylamine, Triethylamine
Nomination Date: 03/26/1985
Nominator: International Union, UAW
Rationale: These volatile aliphatic amines are coming into increasing use as catalysts for curing polyurethane coremaking resins in the foundry industry. Acute and chronic respiratory irritation and a phenomenon of "halo vision" are reported at exposure levels below the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) permissible exposure limit.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: Triethylamine