Agent Name

Propyl ether

CAS Number

111-43-3

Formula

C6-H14-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,1'-Oxybispropane; 4-Oxaheptane; Di-n-propyl ether; Dipropyl ether; Dipropyl oxide; Ether, di-n-propyl-; Propane, 1,1'-oxybis-; [ChemIDplus] UN2384

Category

Ethers (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

Has anesthetic effects; [ICSC]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

62.5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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