Agent Name

Diisopropylnaphthalene

CAS Number

38640-62-9

Formula

C16-H20

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Bis(1-methylethyl)naphthalene; Bis(isopropyl)naphthalene; Diisopropyl naphthalene; K 113; KMC 113; KMC-R 113; Naphthalene, bis(1-methylethyl)-; Naphthalene, diisopropyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Colorless odorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as multipurpose solvent; as chemical intermediate; as a substitute for polychlorinated biphenyls; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: see "Naphthalene." [HSDB] Causes somnolence in lethal-dose feeding studies; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0005 mm Hg

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