Agent Name

Isoamyl iodide

CAS Number

541-28-6

Formula

C5-H11-I

Major Category

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Synonyms

1-Iodo-3-methylbutane; 1-Jod-3-methylbutan [Czech]; 3-Methylbutyliodide; Isopentyl iodide; Butane, 1-iodo-3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Liquid; Turns brown on air and light exposure; [Merck Index] Colorless to pale yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "sec-Butyl iodide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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