Agent Name

1,5-Cyclooctadiene

CAS Number

111-78-4

Formula

C8-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,5-COD; [ChemIDplus] Cycloocta-1,5-diene; [HSDB] UN2520

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless Liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a resin intermediate and a third monomer in EPT rubber; [HSDB]

Comments

Readily causes skin sensitization in animals; [HSDB] A skin sensitizer; [Quick CPC] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.95 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 95 deg F; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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