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Triethylamine Quickview (CASRN 121-44-8)

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Status of Data for Triethylamine

File First On-Line: 04/01/1991; Last Significant Revision: 04/01/1991

Category (section)
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment No
Inhalation RfC Assessment Yes 04/01/1991
Carcinogenicity Assessment No
  • 121-44-8
  • Ethanamine, n,n-diethyl-
  • (Diethylamino)ethane
  • Ethanamine, n,n-diethyl-
  • HSDB 896
  • n,n-Diethylethanamine
  • Triaethylamin [German]
  • Triethylamine
  • Trietilamina [Italian]
  • Trietilamina [Spanish]
  • UN 1296
  • Triethylamine
Triethylamine Source Documents
Chronic Health Hazard Assessments for Noncarcinogenic Effects

Reference Dose for Chronic Oral Exposure (RfD)

Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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Reference Concentration for Chronic Inhalation Exposure (RfC)

Critical Effect
Point of Departure*
Inflammation of the nasal passage (other effect: Inflammation of the nasal passage. ) NOAEL (HEC): 1.95 x101 mg/m3 3000 7x10-3 mg/m3

* The Point of Departure listed serves as a basis from which the Inhalation RfC was derived. See Discussion of Conversion Factors and Assumptions for more details.

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Carcinogenicity Assessment for Lifetime Exposure

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Oral Exposure

  • Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Inhalation Exposure

  • Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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