Agent Name

2,4-Dimethyl-3-pentanol

CAS Number

600-36-2

Formula

C7-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2,4-Dimethyl-3-hydroxypentane; Diisopropylcarbinol; Diisopropylmethanol; 2,4-Dimethylpentan-3-ol; 3-Pentanol, 2,4-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1987

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes optic nerve neuropathy in 26-week intermittent inhalation studies (mammal species not specified); Causes other degenerative changes in brain and other changes in liver and kidney in 26-week intermittent oral studies of rabbits; [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Methyl alcohol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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