Agent Name

2,3,4-Trimethylpentane

CAS Number

565-75-3

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Pentane, 2,3,4-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1262

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liqiud; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in urine composition in 2-week intermittent oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Inhalation may cause CNS depression; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung damage); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

27.1 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Octanes."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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