Agent Name

1-Decene, tetramer, mixed with 1-decene trimer, hydrogenated

CAS Number

68649-12-7

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Hydrogenated trimer and tetramer of decene; [ChemIDplus] DECENE TETRAMER, DECENE TRIMER; [REPROTOX] Reaction products of 1-decene, hydrogenated; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] ATI PAO-4; [Air Techniques MSDS]

Category

Lubricants

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Reference #1] Colorless odorless liquid; [Air Techniques MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make large scale and fine chemicals, in coatings, functional fluids, and metal working fluids/rolling oils, as a lubricant, in polymer production, and in a wide variety of consumer products; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Used for filter testing; [Air Techniques MSDS]

Comments

A mixture of long chain branched alkanes composed predominantly of a C30 trimer (approximately 85%), with a C40 tetramer (approximately 13%), and decene pentamers and higher comprising the balance; Supporting chemicals demonstrate low acute toxicity in rats by oral, dermal, and inhalation exposure; No significant systemic effects in repeated dose oral and dermal studies of rats; No evidence of reproductive or developmental toxicity in rats; No evidence of mutagenicity; [Reference #1] An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may enter lungs causing severe injury or death); May cause respiratory irritation; Causes practically no skin or eye irritation in rabbits; [Air Techniques MSDS] See "1-Decene, homopolymer, hydrogenated." See "1-Decene."

Reference Link

EPA ChAMP: Screening Level Hazard Characterization - 2010

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