Agent Name

Hexene

CAS Number

25264-93-1

Formula

C6-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hexene, isomer; Hexene, isomers; Hexylene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID]

Sources/Uses

Used in the polymer, surfactant, and detergent industries; [HSDB] Produced and sold as component of C6-C8 olefin distillation cut; [IUCLID]

Comments

Causes anesthesia after 5 minutes exposure to saturated concentrations (554,000 mg/m3); [IUCLID]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

173 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 40,000 ppm/2h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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