Agent Name

5,5-Dimethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione

CAS Number

126-81-8

Formula

C8-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1-Dimethyl-3,5-cyclohexanedione; 1,1-Dimethyl-3,5-diketocyclohexane; 5,5-Dimethyldihydroresorcinol; 5,5-Dimethylhydroresorcinol; Cyclomethone; Dimedon; Dimedone; LU 274; Medon; Methon; Methone; 1,3-Cyclohexanedione, 5,5-dimethyl-; 5,5-Dimethylcyclohexane-1,3-dione; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to identify aldehydes; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "o-Methylcyclohexanone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

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