Agent Name

cis-1,3-Dimethylcyclopentane

CAS Number

2532-58-3

Formula

C7-H14

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Cyclopentane, 1,3-dimethyl-, (1R,3S)-rel-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Vapors cause drowsiness and dizziness; Harmful by ingestion; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung damage); A possible sensitizer (based on QSAR modeling); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methylcyclopentane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

66.2 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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