Agent Name

Ethyltrimethyllead

CAS Number

1762-26-1

Formula

C5-H14-Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ethyltrimethylplumbane; Lead, ethyltrimethyl-; Plumbane, ethyltrimethyl-; Trimethylethyllead; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an anti-knock agent in aviation fuels; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Tetraethyl lead." See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Restricted

Tetraalkyl lead additives are no longer permitted in automobiles, but they are still used in aviation fuel; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.3 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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