Agent Name

Cycloheptatriene

CAS Number

544-25-2

Formula

C7-H8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Tropilidine; Tropiliden; Tropilidene; 1,3,5-Cycloheptatriene; [ChemIDplus] UN2603

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Yellow liquid with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

Causes convulsions, regional or general arteriolar constriction, and hemorrhage in oral lethal-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] May polymerize; May be narcotic at high concentrations; [CAMEO] A skin and strong eye irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cyclohexene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

23.5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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