Agent Name

2,4,4-Trimethyl-2-pentene

CAS Number

107-40-4

Formula

C8-H16

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,2,4-Trimethyl-3-pentene; 2,4,4-Trimethylpentene-2; 2-Pentene, 2,4,4-trimethyl-; Propene, 1-tert-butyl-2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] Diisobutene; Diisobutylene; [ICSC] UN2050

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used for organic synthesis; A constituent of gasoline; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; May cause CNS effects; [ICSC] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

35.9 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 1.7 deg C; [ICSC]

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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