Agent Name

3,3-Dimethylheptane

CAS Number

4032-86-4

Formula

C9-H20

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Heptane, 3,3-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1920

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor like petroleum; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Nonane."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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