Agent Name

Methyl pentyl ether

CAS Number

628-80-8

Formula

C6-H14-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Methoxypentane; Amyl methyl ether; Methyl amyl ether; Pentyl methyl ether; n-Amyl methyl ether; Ether, methyl pentyl; Pentane, 1-methoxy- (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethers (<C12)

Comments

Causes general anesthesia in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of mice; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mouse) = 133,000 mg/m3/15min

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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