Agent Name

Alkanes, C9-12-iso-

CAS Number

90622-57-4

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

C9-12-Isoalkanes; Isopar G; Isopar H; [ChemIDplus] Actrel 3338L; Actrel 3356D; Actrel 3356L; Actrel R; Esco Kaltreiniger X4; [IUCLID] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used mainly as a solvent; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Comments

Not a skin or eye irritant in rabbits; No skin sensitization observed in human patch test studies; No mortalities observed in rats exposed to saturated vapor concentrations for 4 hours; No evidence of maternal toxicity, developmental toxicity, or teratogenicity in rats exposed by inhalation for 6 hours/day on days 6-15 of gestation; [IUCLID] Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); High vapor concentrations may cause eye and respiratory tract irritation, headache, dizziness, and other CNS effects; [ExxonMobil MSDS] See "Isooctane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.49 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 12,200 mg/m3/4hr

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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