Agent Name

2-Methyl-3-hexanone

CAS Number

7379-12-6

Formula

C7-H14-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Methylhexan-3-one; 3-Hexanone, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] Isopropyl-n-propyl ketone; [MP Biomedicals MSDS] UN1224

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [MP Biomedicals MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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