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N0258

Sigma-Aldrich

N-Nitrosodiethylamine

ISOPAC®

Synonym(s):
Diethylnitrosamine
Linear Formula:
(C2H5)2NNO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.14
Beilstein:
1744991
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

form

liquid

bp

177 °C (lit.)

density

0.95 g/mL (lit.)

SMILES string

CCN(CC)N=O

InChI

1S/C4H10N2O/c1-3-6(4-2)5-7/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

WBNQDOYYEUMPFS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) has been used as a hepatocarcinogen/DNA damaging agent. It has been used as a calibration standard for gas–liquid chromatography.

Packaging

1 g in serum bottle
Packaged in a 100 mL serum bottle with silicon/PTFE septum and aluminum tear seal.

Biochem/physiol Actions

N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) is a potent hepatocarcinogenic dialkylnitrosoamine. It is mainly present in tobacco smoke, water, cheddar cheese, cured, fried meals and many alcoholic beverages. NDEA is responsible for the changes in the nuclear enzymes associated with DNA repair/replication. It results in various tumors in all animal species. The main target organs are the nasal cavity, trachea, lung, esophagus and liver.

Caution

Injecting any compatible solvent permits preparation of any desired strength solution without exposure.

Reconstitution

Dissolving the contents in 100 mL of solvent yields a 1% solution.

Legal Information

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Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Carc. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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