Agent Name

2,2,3,3-Tetramethylbutane

CAS Number

594-82-1

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Ethane, hexamethyl-; Hexamethylethane; Butane, 2,2,3,3-tetramethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1325

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Nearly white solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

20.9 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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