Agent Name

4,4-Dimethylbutyrolactone

Alternative Name

2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro-4,4-dimethyl-

CAS Number

13861-97-7

Formula

C6-H10-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro-4,4-dimethyl-; 4,4-Dimethylbutyrolactone; Dihydro-4,4-dimethyl-2(3H)-furanone; beta,beta-Dimethylbutylrolacton [German]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lactones

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] See "Butyrolactone."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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