Agent Name

2,5-Dimethyl-2,4-hexadiene

CAS Number

764-13-6

Formula

C8-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,5-Dimethylhexa-2,4-diene; Biisobutenyl; Biisocrotyl; Diisocrotyl; 2,4-Hexadiene, 2,5-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Liquid; mp = 12-14 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,4-Hexadiene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

17.6 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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