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Testing Status of Ethanolamine 11020-K


CASRN: 141-43-5

Formula: C2-H7-N-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Aminoaethanol (9CI)
  • beta-Aminoethyl alcohol
  • 2-Hydroxyethylamine
  • Monoethanolamine

Known Uses

Gas conditioning agent, corrosion inhibitor, pharmaceutic aid, dispersing agent, hair-waving solution, chemical intermediate. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (407611)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 8 to 15 GD (copulatory plug=0 GD) Short-Term in vivo Repro. Tox. (Gavage)  (T0104)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: Swiss
  • 6 to 15 GD Teratology Pilot Studies (Gavage)  (TRP90037)  Completed 
    • Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 50, 200, 500, 800, OR 1200 MG/KG.