Agent Name

2-Ethyl-5-methylfuran

CAS Number

1703-52-2

Formula

C7-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

UN1993

Category

Ethers, Other

Comments

Highly flammable; May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Furan."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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Diseases

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