Agent Name

2-Methoxyprop-1-ene

CAS Number

116-11-0

Formula

C4-H8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Propene, 2-methoxy-; 2-Methoxy-1-propene; 2-Methoxypropene; Ether, isopropenyl methyl; Isopropenyl methyl ether; Methyl isopropenyl ether; Propene, 2-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Liquid; bp = 34-36 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a laboratory reagent and an intermediate for 2-methoxyallyl bromide (an alkylating agent); [HSDB]

Comments

May form explosive peroxides; An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

517 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 64,000 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

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