Agent Name

Ethyl iso-amyl ketone

CAS Number

624-42-0

Formula

C8-H16-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

3-Heptanone, 6-methyl-; 6-Methyl-3-heptanone; 6-methylheptan-3-one; 6-methylheptane-3-one; Ethyl isoamyl ketone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Ethyl amyl ketone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.75 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: