Agent Name

3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexanone

CAS Number

873-94-9

Formula

C9-H16-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dihydro-isophorone; Dihydroisophorone; 3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexan-1-one; Cyclohexanone, 3,3,5-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; Causes changes in lung and liver weights in 4-week intermittent inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause CNS depression and asphyxiation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Cyclohexanone."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 14,200 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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