Agent Name

Aromatic hydrocarbons, C9-C11

CAS Number

70693-06-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Aromatic hydrocarbons, C9-11; [ChemIDplus] C9 Aromatic Hydrocarbons; [ToxPlanet: EPA] UNIAROM TX 150ND HF; Alkylbenzenes; [UniSource Energy MSDS] UN1268

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Clear colorless liquid with a hydrocarbon odor; [UniSource Energy MSDS]

Comments

No neurological effects observed in 13-week inhalation study of rats at concentrations up to 1,320 ppm/6hr/day; Developmental toxicity (in the presence of maternal toxicity) observed in mice exposed by inhalation during gestation; [ToxPlanet: EPA] Composed primarily of dimethylbenzene (60-70%) and p-diethylbenzene (10-20%); May cause irritation; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); Inhalation can cause CNS depression; [UniSource Energy MSDS] See "Xylene isomers" and "1,4-Diethylbenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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Diseases

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