Agent Name

2,2-Dimethylhexane

CAS Number

590-73-8

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Hexane, 2,2-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Clear, colorless liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Inhalation may cause drowsiness or dizziness; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

34 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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