Agent Name

2,2,4-Trimethyl-1-pentanol

CAS Number

123-44-4

Formula

C8-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2,2,4-Trimethylpentanol; 1-Pentanol, 2,2,4-trimethyl-; 2,2,4-Trimethylpentan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A moderate skin and eye irritant; Causes somnolence in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes ptosis, somnolence, and ataxia in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; May cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals; Harmful by ingestion; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Pentanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.49 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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