N,N,N′,N′-Tetrakis(2-hydroxypropyl)ethylenediamine is used as a catalyst in the production of urethane foams. It acts as a complexing agent, plasticizer, surfactant solubilizer and curing agent for epoxy resin. It is also used as a viscosity modifier and as an anti-bloating agent for cattle. It is utilized in piezoelectric crystal detectors of sulfur dioxide and in additives for paint. It serves as a biological buffer as well as reagent for manganese. Further, it finds application in adhesives and sealant chemicals. In addition to this, it is used as a cross-linking agent.
Miscible with water, methanol, ethanol, toluene, ethylene glycol and perchloroethylene.
Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents and chloroformates.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Specific treatment (see label).
If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : UB5604000
TSCA : TSCA