Agent Name

2,2-Dimethylpentane

CAS Number

590-35-2

Formula

C7-H16

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Pentane, 2,2-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung damage); Inhalation may cause dizziness and drowsiness; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

400 ppm

STEL (ACGIH)

500 ppm

Vapor Pressure

105 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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