Agent Name

1-Decene

CAS Number

872-05-9

Formula

C10-H20

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-n-Decene; Dec-1-ene; Decylene; Dialene 10; Gulftene 10; alpha-Decene; n-1-Decene; n-Decylene; Decene, n-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make flavors, perfumes, pharmaceuticals, dyes, oils, and resins; Also used as a monomer for polyalpha-olefin synthetic lubricants; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye and respiratory tract irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression; [HSDB] A moderate to severe skin irritant; [CHEMINFO] Defats skin; [ICSC] An irritant; [MSDSonline] Caused temporary lethargy but no deaths in animals exposed to approximately 2000 ppm for 4 hours; [AIHA]

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

100 ppm

Vapor Pressure

1.67 mm Hg

Odor Threshold Low

7 ppm

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 8,500 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 53 deg C; [CAMEO] Odor threshold from HSDB; The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s."

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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