Agent Name

2-Methyl-2-vinyloxirane

CAS Number

1838-94-4

Formula

C5-H8-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

3,4-Epoxy-3-methyl-1-butene; Oxirane, 2-ethenyl-2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] Isoprene oxide; Isoprene epoxide; [CAMEO] Monoepoxide of isoprene; [RTECS] Isoprene monoxide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1993

Category

Other Monomers

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

Highly flammable; May polymerize; [CAMEO] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "3,4-Epoxy-1-butene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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