Praxair Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Chemical Formula: (CH3)2NH
Emergencies: * 1-800-363-0042
Praxair Canada Inc.
1 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M2
*Call emergency numbers 24 hours a day only for spills, leaks, fire, exposure, or accidents involving this
product. For routine information, contact your supplier or Praxair sales representative.
2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
(Rat, 4 hrs.)
3. Hazards Identification
Flammable, corrosive liquid and gas under pressure. Can cause eye, skin, and respiratory
tract burns. May casue liver, kidney, and heart damage. May form explosive mixtures with air.
Harmful or fatal if inhaled. May cause dizziness and drowsiness. Self-contained breathing
apparatus must be worn by rescue workers.
THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: TLV-TWA Data from 2007 Guide to Occupational Exposure Values (ACGIH).
TLV-TWAs should be used as a guide in the control of health hazards and not as fine lines between safe and
EFFECTS OF A SINGLE (ACUTE) OVEREXPOSURE:
Exposure above the Threshold LImit Value (TLV) of 5 ppm may cause irritation to the
respiratory tract, experienced as sneezing, coughing, burning sensation of throat with
constricting sensation of the larynx and difficulty in breathing. High concentrations may
cause damage to the liver, kidney, and heart, and cause tracheitis, bronchitis, pneumonitis,
and pulmonary edema. Lack of oxygen can cause death. OSHA STEL: 10 ppm, ACGIH
STEL: 15 ppm (15 min.)
Vapour may cause skin irr