Agent Name

5-Methyl-2-hexanol

CAS Number

627-59-8

Formula

C7-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Hexanol, 5-methyl-; 5-Methylhexan-2-ol; [ChemIDplus] UN1987

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
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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