Appearance: Colourless liquid with practically odorless.
Purity: 99% Min.
Specific Gravity/Density: 0.992-0.999(25C).
Vapor Pressure: <0.01 mmHg(25C).<br /> Boiling Point:
Solubility: Insoluble in water.
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatible with alkalis, strong oxidizing agents, strong bases,
strong acids, strong reducing agents.
Toxicity: Inhalation (rat) LC50 is 5950 mg/m3; Oral (mouse) LD50 is
1470 mg/kg; Oral (rabbit) LD50 is 1584 mg/kg; Oral (rat) LD50 is
1950 mg/kg; Skin (rabbit) LD50 is 3180 uL/kg; Skin (rat) is LD50 is
Uses: Diethyltoluamide (DEET) is used as an insect repellent, as a
resin solvent and in film formers. It is also used to impregnate
clothing and as a leech repellent.