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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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CASRN: 121-44-8

Agent Name: Triethylamine