Agent Name

2,2,5,5-Tetramethyltetrahydrofuran

CAS Number

15045-43-9

Formula

C8-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Furan, tetrahydro-2,2,5,5-tetramethyl-; Tetrahydro-2,2,5,5-tetramethylfuran; [ChemIDplus] UN3271

Category

Ethers (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tetrahydrofuran."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

14.4 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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