Agent Name

1-Octyl-2-pyrrolidinone

CAS Number

2687-94-7

Formula

C12-H23-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-Octyl-2-pyrrolidone; N-Octylpyrrolidinone; N-Octylpyrrolidone; 2-Pyrrolidinone, 1-octyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1760

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Colorless viscous liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Aldrich MSDS] See "N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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