Agent Name

tert-Amylhydroperoxide

CAS Number

3425-61-4

Formula

C5-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1-Dimethylpropyl hydroperoxide; Trigonox TAHP; t-Amyl hydroperoxide; tert-Amyl hydroperoxide; Hydroperoxide, 1,1-dimethylpropyl; tert-Pentyl hydroperoxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Peroxides, Organic

Comments

Causes changes in lung weight, methemoglobinemia, effects to cytochrome oxidases, general anesthesia, acute pulmonary edema, and hematuria in inhalation lethal-concentration and oral lethal-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] See "tert-Butyl hydroperoxide."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,510 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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