Agent Name

Ethylcyclopentane

CAS Number

1640-89-7

Formula

C7-H14

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Cyclopentane, ethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia, convulsions, and respiratory depression in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methylcyclopentane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

39.8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mouse) = 110,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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