Agent Name

2,5-Dihydrofuran

CAS Number

1708-29-8

Formula

C4-H6-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Oxa-3-cyclopentene; 3-Oxolene; Furan, 2,5-dihydro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Yellow liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Tremors, reduced muscle tone, abnormal gait, histopathological changes in the nasal passages, and significantly reduced body weight observed in 4-week inhalation study of rats at 1,250 ppm; [ToxPlanet: EPA TSCATS] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "2,3-Dihydrofuran."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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