Agent Name

6-Methyl-2-heptanone

CAS Number

928-68-7

Formula

C8-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Heptanone, 6-methyl-; 2-Methyl-6-heptanone; 6-Methylheptan-2-one; [ChemIDplus] Methyl isohexyl ketone; Methylheptanon; [IUCLID]

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID]

Comments

No mortalities observed in rats exposed to saturated vapor for 8 hours; Not irritating to rabbit skin or eyes; [IUCLID] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Diisobutyl ketone."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 2.55 mm Hg at 30 deg C; [IUCLID]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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