Agent Name

Isobutyl vinyl ether

CAS Number

109-53-5

Formula

C6-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methyl-1-vinyloxypropane; IVE; Isobutanol vinyl ether; Isobutoxyethene; Lutanol LR 8500; Vinoflex MO 400*; Vinyl isobutyl ether; Ether, isobutyl vinyl; Propane, 1-(ethenyloxy)-2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] Eter vinil isobutico (dot spanish); Eter vinil isobutilico, inhibido (Spanish DOT); Iso-butyl vinyl ether; Ether isobutylvinylique (French DOT); Ether isobutylvinylique, stabilise (French DOT); [CAMEO] UN1304

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in adhesives, coatings, and lacquers, as a resin modifier, plasticizer, and to make other chemicals; [NJ-HSFS]

Comments

May polymerize; Forms explosive peroxides on exposure to air; [CAMEO] A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; [NJ-HSFS] May form explosive peroxides; An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Vinyl isobutyl ether, stabilized (UN1304) has warning of explosive polymerization; [ERG 2016]

Exposure Assessment
MAK

20 ppm

Vapor Pressure

59.5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 16,000 ppm/4hr

Explosive Polymerization

Yes

Explanatory Notes

LC50 (rat) = 66,400 mg/m3/4hr; [IUCLID] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Vinyl isobutyl ether, stabilized."

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