Agent Name

3-Methyl-1-butene

CAS Number

563-45-1

Formula

C5-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methyl-3-butene; Isopentene; Isopropylethylene; Vinylisopropyl; alpha-Isoamylene; 1-Butene, 3-methyl-; 3-Methylbut-1-ene; [ChemIDplus] UN2561

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless, extremely volatile liquid or gas; [Hawley] Gaseous above 20 deg C; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

Used for organic synthesis, in high-octane fuel manufacture, and as a solvent; [HSDB]

Comments

A fire and explosion hazard; [Hawley] A skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point = -57 deg C; [Hawley]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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