2-(Methylamino)ethanol is used as an intermediate in synthetic chemistry. It finds application in various fields such as textile lubricants, polishes, detergents and in personal care products. It is also involved in electrostatic automotive coatings and in acid gas scrubbing. Further, it serves as an intermediate in polymers and pharmaceuticals. In addition to this, it is used as a solvent in the natural gas-processing industry.
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Mentions de danger (UE): H227-H302-H312-H314
Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Mentions de prudence: P210u-P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.