Agent Name

cis-Decahydronaphthalene

CAS Number

493-01-6

Formula

C10-H18

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

cis-Bicyclo(4.4.0)decane; cis-Decalin; cis-Perhydronaphthalene; Naphthalene, decahydro-, cis-; [ChemIDplus] UN1147

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent for naphthalene, fats, resins, oils, waxes, lacquers, shoe polishes, and floor waxes; Also used as a lubricant additive and fuel; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by inhalation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Decahydronaphthalene." See "Cyclohexane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.78 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Decahydronaphthalene."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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