Agent Name

2,3-Dimethyl-1-pentanol

CAS Number

10143-23-4

Formula

C7-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Pentanol, 2,3-dimethyl-, (3S)-(-)-; 2,3-Dimethylpentanol; 1-Pentanol, 2,3-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1987

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) = 2380 uL/kg; [RTECS] May cause skin irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "1-Pentanol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 1.0 mm Hg at 50 deg C; Flash point = 61 deg C; [CAMEO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alcohols, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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