Agent Name

Undecane

CAS Number

1120-21-4

Formula

C11-H24

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Hendecane; Undecane; n-Undecane; UN2330; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Clear liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Undecane is a component of gasoline. Used in organic synthesis and as a solvent for inks and as a degreaser; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.41 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 442 ppm/8H

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 300 degrees F; boiling point equals 385 degrees F; [CAMEO]

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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