Agent Name

1-Hexene

CAS Number

592-41-6

Formula

C6-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-n-Hexene; Butyl ethylene; Butylethylene; Dialene 6; Hexene; Hexene-1; Hexylene; [ChemIDplus] UN2370

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid with a mild, gasoline-like odor; [ACGIH]

Sources/Uses

Used in fuels and as a chemical intermediate; [ACGIH]

Comments

Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression, narcosis, and unconsciousness. [CHEMINFO MSDS] Critical Effects: CNS; reproductive; [ACGIH]

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

50 ppm

Vapor Pressure

184 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 32,000 ppm/4H

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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