Agent Name

2-Ethyl-2-oxazoline

CAS Number

10431-98-8

Formula

C5-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Ethyloxazoline; 2-Oxazoline, 2-ethyl-; Oxazole, 2-ethyl-4,5-dihydro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2734

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Colorless to pale yellow liquid with an odor like amines; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS]

Comments

Corrosive to rabbit skin; A skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] Causes burns; May cause skin sensitization; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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