Agent Name

2-Methyl-2-hexanol

CAS Number

625-23-0

Formula

C7-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Butyldimethylcarbinol; 2-Hexanol, 2-methyl- (8CI)(9CI); 2-Methylhexan-2-ol; [ChemIDplus] n-Butyl dimethyl carbinol; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1987

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets the CNS; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Methyl-3-hexanol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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