Agent Name

1-Pentene, 2-methyl-

CAS Number

763-29-1

Formula

C6-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methyl-1-pentene; 2-Methyl-pentene-1; 2-Methylpentene; 4-Methyl-4-pentene; 2-Methylpent-1-ene; [ChemIDplus] 1-Methyl-1-propylethylene; iso-Hexene; [CHRIS] UN2288

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia and respiratory depression in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] A skin and eye irritant; Inhalation may cause anesthetic effects; [CHRIS] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Pentene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

195 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 115,000 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Isohexenes."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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