Agent Name

Hexanoic acid, anhydride

CAS Number

2051-49-2

Formula

C12-H22-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hexanoic acid, 1,1'-anhydride; Hexanoic anhydride; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Clear slightly yellow liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Butyric anhydride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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