Agent Name

2,2,3-Trimethylpentane

CAS Number

564-02-3

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Pentane, 2,2,3-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [TCI America MSDS]

Comments

May have anesthetic effects (drowsiness, dizziness, and headache); [ChemSampCo MSDS] See "3-Methylpentane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

32.1 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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