Agent Name

2,2,3-Trimethylbutane

CAS Number

464-06-2

Formula

C7-H16

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Triptan; Triptane; Butane, 2,2,3-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] Pentamethylethane; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1206

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; May cause CNS depression; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung damage); Targets the CNS, heart, and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

102 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Heptanes."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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