Agent Name

3-Ethyl-3-pentanol

CAS Number

597-49-9

Formula

C7-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

3-Aethyl-pentanol-(3) [German]; Triethylcarbinol; Triethylmethanol; 3-Ethylpentan-3-ol; 3-Pentanol, 3-ethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1987

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes ataxia, irritability, and dyspnea in acute intraperitoneal studies of rats; Causes degenerative changes to brain and other changes of the liver and kidney in 26-week intermittent oral studies of rabbits; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Heptanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.15 mm Hg

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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