Agent Name

2-Methylheptane

CAS Number

592-27-8

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Heptane, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1262

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [ICSC]

Comments

A skin irritant; [ICSC] An irritant; Inhalation may cause drowsiness and dizziness; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung damage); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

20.7 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Octanes."

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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