Agent Name

2-Norbornene

CAS Number

498-66-8

Formula

C7-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Norbornylene; 3,6-Endomethylenecyclohexene; Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptene; Norbornene; Norbornylene; Norcamphene; Norfenchene; 8,9,10-Trinorborn-2-ene; Bicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-ene; [ChemIDplus] UN1325

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

White solid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a monomer and intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

No evidence of pertinent systemic toxicity; only effect was hyaline droplet nephropathy in males; No evidence of reproductive, or developmental toxicity in oral study of rats at doses up to 500 mg/kg/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] A strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Vinylnorbornene."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 26,590 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable solid, organic, n.o.s."

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