Agent Name

1,4-Diisopropylbenzene

CAS Number

100-18-5

Formula

C12-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,4-Bis(1-methylethyl)benzene; Benzene, 1,4-bis(1-methylethyl)-; Benzene, p-diisopropyl-; p-Diisopropylbenzene; p-Diisopropylbenzol; para-Diisopropylbenzene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Solvents

Description

White solid; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include general anesthesia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.24 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mouse) = 5300 mg/m3/2H

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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