Agent Name

4,4-Dimethyl-1,3-dioxane

CAS Number

766-15-4

Formula

C6-H12-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

4,4-Dimethyl-m-dioxane; 4,4-Dimethyldioxane-1,3; 1,3-Dioxane, 4,4-dimethyl-; m-Dioxane, 4,4-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2707

Category

Other Monomers

Comments

A severe eye and mild skin irritant; Causes fatty liver degeneration in 40-day intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] See "1,3-Dioxane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 8,000 ppm/4hr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Dimethyldioxanes."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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