Agent Name

Cyclopropanemethanol

CAS Number

2516-33-8

Formula

C4-H8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Cyclopropylcarbinol; Cyclopropanemethyl alcohol; Cyclopropyl carbinol; Cyclopropylcarbinyl alcohol; Cyclopropylmethanol; Cyclopropylmethyl alcohol; [ChemIDplus] CPMO; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] UN1987

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for pharmaceuticals and other chemicals; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS]

Comments

Potentially neurotoxic effects observed in oral lethal-dose study of rats; Corrosive to rabbit skin; Histopathological changes of the heart (myocarditis with myocardial fiber necrosis) observed in 4-week inhalation study of rats at all tested concentrations (0.003 mg/L the lowest tested concentration); [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] A strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Cyclohexanol."

Restricted

Last manufactured by the Eastman Chemical Company in 1998; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 3,300 mg/m3/6hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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