Agent Name

trans-1,3-Pentadiene

CAS Number

2004-70-8

Formula

C5-H8

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

(E)-1,3-Pentadiene; 1,3-Pentadiene, (E)-; trans-1-Methylbutadiene; trans-Piperylene; trans-Penta-1,3-diene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Monomers

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB] Unpleasant odor; [CHEMINFO]

Sources/Uses

A product of combustion; Used to make polymers and other chemicals; [HSDB]

Comments

In lethal concentration studies, rats have somnolence, ataxia, and dyspnea; [RTECS] May cause moderate skin irritation on prolonged contact, based on animal studies; [CHEMINFO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

411 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2692 mg/m3/2H

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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