Agent Name

1,2-Dimethylcyclohexane

CAS Number

583-57-3

Formula

C8-H16

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Cyclohexane, 1,2-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2263

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); Vapors may have a narcotic effect (drowsiness and dizziness); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cyclohexane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

14.5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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