Agent Name

1-Dodecene

CAS Number

112-41-4

Formula

C12-H24

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Adacene 12; alpha-Dodecene; alpha-Dodecylene; n-Dodec-1-ene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid with a mild, pleasant odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for n-dodecyl dimethyl amine; [HSDB] Used as a synthetic fatty acid intermediate; as feedstock for alkylbenzene; as an intermediate for amines, amine oxides, and mercaptans; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; High concentrations may cause CNS depression; [HSDB] "If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis. The liquid defats the skin." [ICSC] Oral LDLo (mouse) = 10,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Alfa Olefins - 2001

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.15 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,100 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 49 deg C; [CHEMINFO]

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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