Agent Name

3,3-Dimethylpentane

CAS Number

562-49-2

Formula

C7-H16

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Pentane, 3,3-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1206

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin irritant; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); Inhalation may cause dizziness and drowsiness; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

82.7 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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