Agent Name

Acetic acid, C6-8-branched alkyl esters

CAS Number

90438-79-2

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Oxo-heptyl acetate; [EPA: TRD] Autocoat LV Retarder SP; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] Liquid; [Akzo Nobel MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent for paints/surface coatings (main use) and agricultural products; [EPA: TRD] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Alkyl Acetates C6-C13 Category: Members and supporting chemicals demonstrate low acute toxicity by oral and dermal administration; Minimal toxicity in rats in repeated-dose oral studies; [EPA ChAMP: Hazard Characterization] A mild skin and moderate eye irritant in rabbits; [EPA: TRD] A mild skin and eye irritant; [Akzo Nobel MSDS] See "Acetic acid, C11-14-branched alkyl esters, C13-rich."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.51 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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