Agent Name

Decene

CAS Number

25339-53-1

Formula

C10-H20

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make flavors, perfumes, pharmaceuticals, dyes, oils, and resins; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression; [HSDB]

Reference Link

OECD SIDS: Higher Olefins - 2004

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.87 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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