Agent Name

2,4,7,9-Tetramethyl-5-decyne-4,7-diol

CAS Number

126-86-3

Formula

C14-H26-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Tetramethyl decynediol; 1,4-Diisobutyl-1,4-dimethylbutynediol; 5-Decyne-4,7-diol, 2,4,7,9-tetramethyl-; Surfynol 104; Surfynol 104A; Surfynol 104E; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White to pale yellow melt; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a wetting agent (pesticides), rinsing aid, viscosity reducer, penetrating agent, defoamer (paints, adhesives, and dyes), and additive to metalworking fluids; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Detergents and soaps"; [HSDB] Caused somnolence in lethal-dose inhalation studies of rats; Caused tremor and convulsions in feeding studies of dogs; [RTECS] A skin and eye irritant, based on animal studies; [eChemPortal: HPVIS] A severe eye irritant; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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