Agent Name

2,2,6-Trimethyl-4H-1,3-dioxin-4-one

CAS Number

5394-63-8

Formula

C7-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Diketene acetone adduct; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1993

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear dark brown liquid; mp = 12-13 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Contains 5-10% acetone (CAS# 67-64-1); Causes no skin and moderate eye irritation in rabbits; Targets the liver and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "delta-Undecalactone" and "Dimethoxane."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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