Agent Name

2,3-Dimethyl-1-butene

CAS Number

563-78-0

Formula

C6-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3-Dimethylbut-1-ene; 1-Butene, 2,3-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "3-Methyl-1-butene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

252 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s."

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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