Agent Name

2-Pentyne

CAS Number

627-21-4

Formula

C5-H8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pent-2-yne; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1-Pentyne."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

236 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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