Agent Name

Tridecane

CAS Number

629-50-5

Formula

C13-H28

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

n-Tridecane; [CAMEO]

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (>C11)

Description

A clear, straw-yellow, oily liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate and solvent (inks and degreasing); Used in paper processing; [HSDB]

Comments

Skin contact may redden skin; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause headache and stupor; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.05 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50(rat) >41 ppm/8H

Explanatory Notes

mp = -5.3 degrees C; b.p. = 235.4 degrees C; [HSDB]

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