Agent Name

Pentamethylbenzene

CAS Number

700-12-9

Formula

C11-H16

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,3,4,5-Pentamethylbenzene; Benzene, 1,2,3,4,5-pentamethyl-; Benzene, pentamethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1325

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

White solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

"Induces hepatic microsomal cytochrome P-450 & associated monooxygenases." [ChemIDplus] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Hexamethylbenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable solid, organic, n.o.s."

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