Agent Name

3,4,4-Trimethyl-2-pentene

CAS Number

598-96-9

Formula

C8-H16

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Pentene, 3,4,4-trimethyl-; 3,4,4-Trimethylpentene-2; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Sources/Uses

Used as a component of polygas (for gasoline blending) and octenes mixture; Also used as a solvent and chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point < 21 deg C; [HSDB] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s."

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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