Agent Name

4,4-Dimethyl-2-pentanone

CAS Number

590-50-1

Formula

C7-H14-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

4,4-Dimethylpentan-2-one; [ChemIDplus] Methyl neopentyl ketone; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN1224

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; May cause CNS depression; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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