Agent Name

2-Methyldecane

CAS Number

6975-98-0

Formula

C11-H24

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Decane, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent acrid odor; [Chem Service MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation and anesthetic effects (drowsiness, dizziness, and headache); [Chem Service MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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