Agent Name

Methylglyoxal dimethyl acetal

CAS Number

6342-56-9

Formula

C5-H10-O3

Major Category

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Synonyms

1,1-Dimethoxy-2-propanone; 1,1-Dimethoxyacetone; Dimethoxymethyl methyl ketone; Pyruvaldehyde dimethyl acetal; Pyruvaldehyde, 1-(dimethyl acetal); 2-Propanone, 1,1-dimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] Methylglyoxal 1,1-dimethyl acetal; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN1224

Category

Acetals

Description

Clear dark yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl propyl ketone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.48 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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