Agent Name

1,3-Butadiyne

CAS Number

460-12-8

Formula

C4-H2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Diacetylene; [Scott Specialty Gases MSDS] UN1954

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless gas; Boiling point = 10.3 deg C; [Scott Specialty Gases MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; A simple asphyxiant; May cause frostbite; [Scott Specialty Gases MSDS] See "Acetylene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Compressed gas, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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