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Chemical Abstract Number (CAS #) 134623
CASRN 134-62-3
SynonymsDeet
Benzamide, N,N-diethyl-3-methyl-
Autan
ENT 20218
m-Delphene
m-DETA
N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide
Analytical Method EPA Method 633
Molecular FormulaC12H17NO

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Use INSECT REPELLENT ON HUMANS DIETHYLTOLUAMIDE IS AN INSECT REPELLENT ESPECIALLY EFFECTIVE AGAINST MOSQUITOES. O- AND P-ISOMERS ARE HIGHLY REPELLENT BUT LESS EFFECTIVE THAN M-ISOMER. REPELLENT FOR MOSQUITOES, BITING FLIES, GNATS, CHIGGERS, TICKS, FLEAS, & CERTAIN OTHER BITING INSECTS. SAFE FOR USE ON HUMAN SKIN. USED IN PRESSURIZED & NON-PRESSURIZED INSECT REPELLENTS.
Apparent Color LIQUID; WATER WHITE TO AMBER
Odor NEARLY ODORLESS
Boiling Point 160 DEG C @ 19 MM HG
Molecular Weight 191.26
Density 0.996 @ 20 DEG C/4 DEG C
Sensitivity Data IRRITANT TO MUCOUS MEMBRANES Undiluted material is a moderate-to-severe irritant in the eye. Dermal application of undiluted material and 50% solutions caused no primary irritation in man THE UNDILUTED COMPD MAY IRRITATE MUCOUS MEMBRANES

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