Agent Name

2-Methyl-2-heptanol

CAS Number

625-25-2

Formula

C8-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Heptanol, 2-methyl-; 2-Methylheptan-2-ol; [ChemIDplus] n-Amyl dimethyl carbinol; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1987

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes ataxia and other changes of the liver, kidney, ureter, and bladder in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats (LD50 = 170 mg/kg); [RTECS] Flammable; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.62 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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