Agent Name

Hydrocarbons, C>3

CAS Number

68476-44-8

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Hydrocarbons, C4 and up; [BP MSDS]

Category

Petroleum, Refined

Description

Gas: [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization: Crude Butadiene C4 Category] Colorless to light yellow liquid; [BP MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A complex mixture found in process streams created from ethylene production; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization: Crude Butadiene C4 Category] Used as an intermediate; [BP MSDS]

Comments

Contains hydrogen sulfide (0-1%) and PAH's (<0.1%); May cause irritation; Inhalation may cause drowsiness, dizziness, and nausea; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung damage); Possible carcinogen; [BP MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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