Agent Name

1,3-Epoxybutane

Alternative Name

1,3-Butylene oxide

CAS Number

2167-39-7

Formula

C4-H8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,3-Butylene oxide; 1-Methyltrimethylene oxide; 2-Methyloxetan; 2-Methyloxetane; Butane, 1,3-epoxy-; Oxetane, 2-methyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Comments

Emergency treatment: "irritants"; [HSDB] Acts as general anesthetic with intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 1500 mg/kg; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

218 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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