Agent Name

2-Methyl-3-pentanone

CAS Number

565-69-5

Formula

C6-H12-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Methylpentan-3-one; 3-Pentanone, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] Ethyl isopropyl ketone; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1224

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause defatting of the skin; High vapor concentrations may have narcotic effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

18.1 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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