Agent Name

Pseudocarene

CAS Number

554-60-9

Formula

C10-H16

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

3(10)-Carene; Bicyclo(4.1.0)heptane, 7,7-dimethyl-3-methylene-; Norcarane, 7,7-dimethyl-3-methylene-; psi-Carene; beta-Carene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Wood Dusts & Extracts

Sources/Uses

Carene: Found in essential oil of Algerian cypress; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Essential oils"; Essential oils can cause CNS depression and aspiration pneumonia after ingestion; Commercial products of essential oils usually contain concentrations of 1% to 20%, and a potentially toxic exposure is 5-15 mL; [HSDB] See "3-Carene."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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