Agent Name

2,5-Dimethylpyrrole

CAS Number

625-84-3

Formula

C6-H9-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1H-Pyrrole, 2,5-dimethyl-; 2,5-Dimethyl-1H-pyrrole; 2,5-Dimethylazole; Pyrrole, 2,5-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Pyrroles

Description

Melting point = 7.7 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Causes somnolence, dyspnea, and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; Highly toxic by inhalation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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