Agent Name

1,2-Epoxycyclohexane

CAS Number

286-20-4

Formula

C6-H10-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1,2-Cyclohexene oxide; 7-Oxabicyclo(4.1.0)heptane; CCHO; Cyclohexane oxide; Cyclohexane, 1,2-epoxy-; Cyclohexene 1-oxide; Cyclohexene epoxide; Cyclohexene oxide; Cyclohexene-1-oxide; Cyclohexylene oxide; Tetramethyleneoxirane; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Epoxides

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for epoxy resins and photoreactive polymers; [HSDB]

Comments

A tumorigen and mutagen; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 2,000 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

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

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