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Synonym(s):
N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C12H17NO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
191.27
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2046711
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

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analytical standard

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PESTANAL®

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limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

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HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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agriculture
environmental

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neat

SMILES string

CCN(CC)C(=O)c1cccc(C)c1

InChI

1S/C12H17NO/c1-4-13(5-2)12(14)11-8-6-7-10(3)9-11/h6-9H,4-5H2,1-3H3

InChI key

MMOXZBCLCQITDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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DEET PESTANAL®, analytical standard

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Diethyltoluamide certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

PHR3304

Diethyltoluamide

Diethyltoluamide United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

1197007

Diethyltoluamide

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PESTANAL®

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

General description

DEET can find wide applications as an active ingredient in insect repellents, which can be used for protection against potentially disease-carrying insects and ticks such as deer ticks leading to lyme disease, mosquitoes leading to malaria, dengue fever, zika virus and west nile virus. It can also be used for protection against the condition of encephalitis inflammation.

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PESTANAL is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

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WGK 1

flash_point_f

203.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

95 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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Novel exposure biomarkers of N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET): Data from the 2007?2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Calafat.MA, et al.
Environment International, 92, 398-404 (2016)
Reaction mechanism and kinetics of DEET visible light assisted photocatalytic ozonation with WO 3 catalyst
Mena E, et al.
Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental, 202, 460-472 (2017)
Ali Afify et al.
Malaria journal, 19(1), 127-127 (2020-04-02)
The species-specific mode of action for DEET and many other mosquito repellents is often unclear. Confusion may arise for many reasons. First, the response of a single mosquito species is often used to represent all mosquito species. Second, behavioural studies
P J Robbins et al.
Journal of toxicology and environmental health, 18(4), 503-525 (1986-01-01)
A review of the biodistribution and toxicity of the insect repellent N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) is presented. Workers using repellent containing this compound may be exposed to greater than 442 g in 6 mo. In human studies, variable penetration into the skin
Daniel L Sudakin et al.
Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology, 41(6), 831-839 (2003-12-18)
The emergence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in North America has resulted in increased public awareness and utilization of insect repellents containing N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET) in the prevention of mosquito-borne disease. Regulatory reassessments in North American countries have recently been completed

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