Agent Name

2,2,4,4-Tetramethylpentane

CAS Number

1070-87-7

Formula

C9-H20

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Di-tert-butylmethane; Pentane, 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl- (8CI)(9CI); [ChemIDplus] UN1920

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

20 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nonanes."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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