Agent Name

cis-2-Pentene

CAS Number

627-20-3

Formula

C5-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(Z)-2-Pentene; beta-Amylene-cis; cis-Pentene; cis-beta-N-Amylene; 2-Pentene, (Z)-; cis-beta-Amylene; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; Technical product usually a mixture of isomers; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as polymerization inhibitor, solvent, and chemical intermediate; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

495 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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