Agent Name

Pinane

Alternative Name

Dihydropinene

CAS Number

473-55-2

Formula

C10-H18

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

1a,2b,5a-2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo(3.1.1)heptane; 2,6,6-Trimethylbicyclo(3.1.1)heptane; Bicyclo(3.1.1)heptane, 2,6,6-trimethyl-; Dihydropinene; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Description

Colorless liquid with lint-like particles; [CAMEO] Oily liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make 3,7-dimethyl-1,6-octadiene (perfumery intermediate); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Turpentine oil"; Turpentine oil can cause delirium, seizures, and coma after ingestion; [HSDB] May cause skin and eye irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "alpha-Pinene." See "Turpentine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2 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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