Agent Name

2,5-Dimethyl-3-hexyne-2,5-diol

CAS Number

142-30-3

Formula

C8-H14-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Hexyne-2,5-diol, 2,5-dimethyl-; Acetylenepinacol; D 43; D 43 (VAN); Dimethylhexynediol; Kemitracin-50; Olfine Y; Tetramethyl-2-butynediol; Tetramethylbutynediol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White solid; [HSDB] Tan or off-white crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a wire-drawing lubricant, antifoaming agent, coupling agent in resin coatings, and a chemical intermediate for fragrances and peroxide catalysts; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline - Alfa Aesar]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00981 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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