Diethylethanolamine can be used as a precursor chemical to procaine. It is used as a corrosion inhibitor in steam and condensate lines by neutralizing carbonic acid and scavenging oxygen. it is used for the synthesis of drugs in the pharmaceutical industry and as a catalyst for the synthesis of polymers in the chemical industry. It is also used as a pH stabilizer.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H226-H302-H312-H332-H314-H318
Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor