Agent Name

1-Chloro-2-methyl-2-propanol

CAS Number

558-42-9

Formula

C4-H9-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Chloro-2-methylpropan-2-ol; [ChemIDplus] UN1987

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Clear dark yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "3-Chloro-1-propanol" and "2-Chloro-1-propanol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alcohols, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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