Agent Name

cis-4-Methyl-2-pentene

CAS Number

691-38-3

Formula

C6-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Methyl-2-pentene, (2Z)-; (Z)-4-Methyl-2-pentene; 4-Methyl-cis-2-pentene; 2-Pentene, 4-methyl-, (2Z)-; 2-Pentene, 4-methyl-, (Z)- (8CI)(9CI); cis-4-Methylpent-2-ene; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Clear dark yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Methyl-2-pentene," "1-Pentene, 3,4-dimethyl-," and "trans-2-Pentene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

244 mm Hg

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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