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Testing Status of Dimethylethanolamine (DMAE) M200084

 

CASRN: 108-01-0

Formula: C4-H11-N-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Deanol
  • Dimethylaminoethanol
  • DMAE
  • Ethanolamine
  • Ethanol, 2-(dimethylamino)-
  • N,N-Dimethylethanolamine

Known Uses

An intermediate for antihistamines & local anesthetics, as a catalyst epoxy resins & polyurethanes, & a corrosion inhibitor. also used as an amino resin stabilizer & intermediate in the synthesis of dyes, textiles, auxiliaries, & emulsifiers or solubilizers in water-based paints & coatings. dimethylethanolamine salts such as p-acetamidobenzoate have been used in humans to treat CNS disorders. 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)

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Gavage)  (K20084)  Completed 
    • Citation: Disposition of DMAE and Choline in Rats and Mice after Oral and Intravenous Administration. Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute. July 23, 2012
    • Male and Female Rats: Wistar Han; Male and Female Mice: B6C3F1
    • Dose: 10, 100, 500 mg/kg.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Drosophila  (345686)  Completed 
    • Citation: Foureman, P., Mason, J.M., Valencia, R., Zimmering, S. Chemical Mutagenesis Testing in Drosophila. IX. Results of 50 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 23 (1994) 51-63
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Salmonella  (990909)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (994377)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • GD 6 to GD 20 Teratology Pilot Studies (Gavage)  (R20084)  Completed 
    • Female Rats: Harlan Sprague-Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 250, 500, or 1000 mg/kg.