Agent Name

2-Methyl-2-propylpropane-1,3-diol

CAS Number

78-26-2

Formula

C7-H16-O2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Methyl-2-n-propyl-1,3-propanediol; 1,3-Propanediol, 2-methyl-2-propyl-; 2-Methyl-2-propylpropane-1,3-diol; [ChemIDplus] 2-Methyl-2-propyl-1,3-propanediol; 2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)pentane; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Beige flakes; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fine chemicals; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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