Agent Name

2-Methyl-1-butene

CAS Number

563-46-2

Formula

C5-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Butene, 2-methyl-; 1-Isoamylene; gamma-Isoamylene; 2-Methylbut-1-ene; [ChemIDplus] UN2459

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless volatile liquid with a disagreeable odor; [Hawley] Colorless liquid; bp = 31-32 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used for organic synthesis, in pesticide formulations, and as a solvent; [HSDB]

Comments

A fire and explosion hazard; [Hawley] May cause irritation or burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

610 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point < -7 deg C; [HSDB]

Flammability (NFPA)

4: Burns readily

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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