Agent Name

Methylcyclopentadiene

CAS Number

26519-91-5

Formula

C6-H8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl-1,3-cyclopentadiene; Monomethylcyclopentadiene; 1,3-Cyclopentadiene, methyl-; Cyclopentadiene, methyl- (6CI,7CI); Methylcyclopenta-1,3-diene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Pale yellow liquid or solid; [CAMEO]

Comments

Highly flammable; Vapor may cause eye and respiratory tract injury; Inhalation may have anesthetic and other CNS effects; May cause liver and kidney injury; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause respiratory tract damage); [CAMEO] See "Cyclopentadiene."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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