Agent Name

1,2-Epoxycyclopentane

CAS Number

285-67-6

Formula

C5-H8-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Cyclopentane oxide; Cyclopentane, 1,2-epoxy-; Cyclopentene epoxide; Cyclopentene oxide; Epoxycyclopentane; cis-1,2-Epoxycyclopentane; 6-Oxabicyclo(3.1.0)hexane; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Epoxides

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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