Agent Name

Trimethylacetic anhydride

CAS Number

1538-75-6

Formula

C10-H18-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pivalic anhydride; Propanoic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-, 1,1'-anhydride; Propanoic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-, anhydride; [ChemIDplus] 2,2-Dimethylpropionic anhydride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2920

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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