Agent Name

n-Hexylcarborane

CAS Number

20740-05-0

Formula

C8-H24-B10

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

1-Hexyl-1,2-dicarbadodecaborane(12); Hexyldicarbadodecaborane(12); NHC; n-Hexyl carborane; 1,2-Dicarbadodecaborane(12), 1-hexyl-; Dicarbadodecaborane(12), hexyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Causes changes in motor activity in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes somnolence and convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of rabbits; [RTECS] See "Pentaborane" and "Decaborane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 104 mg/m3/8hr

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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