Agent Name

Diethyl 2-butynedioate

CAS Number

762-21-0

Formula

C8-H10-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butynedioic acid, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Diethyl acetylene dicarboxylate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1760

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns and lachrymation; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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