Agent Name

Indan

CAS Number

496-11-7

Formula

C9-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Hydrindene; 2,3-Dihydro-1H-indene; 2,3-Dihydroindene; Benzocyclopentane; Hydrindene; Hydrindonaphthene; Indane; Indane (VAN); Indene, 2,3-dihydro-; 1H-Indene, 2,3-dihydro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found in coal tar; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Indene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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