Agent Name

2,5-Dimethyl-1,5-hexadiene

CAS Number

627-58-7

Formula

C8-H14

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,5-Hexadiene, 2,5-dimethyl-; Bimethallyl; Dimethallyl; 2,5-Dimethylhexa-1,5-diene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1,4-Hexadiene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

37.4 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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