Agent Name

3,3-Dimethyloxetane

CAS Number

6921-35-3

Formula

C5-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Epoxy-2,2-dimethylpropane; 3,3-Dimethyltrimethylene oxide; beta,beta-Dimethyltrimethylene oxide; Oxetane, 3,3-dimethyl- (9CI); Propane, 1,3-epoxy-2,2-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3271

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LDLo = 2,000 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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