Agent Name

5-Nonanone

Alternative Name

Dibutyl ketone

CAS Number

502-56-7

Formula

C9-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Dibutyl ketone; 5-Oxononane; Butyl ketone; Di-n-butyl ketone; Nonan-5-one; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Colorless to light yellow liquid; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; [CAMEO] Effects in high-dose animal studies include change in righting reflex and spastic paralysis; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.55 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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