Agent Name

Trimethylpyruvic acid

CAS Number

815-17-8

Formula

C6-H10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,3-Dimethyl-2-oxobutanoic acid; 3,3-Dimethyl-2-oxobutyric acid; Butanoic acid, 3,3-dimethyl-2-oxo-; Butyric acid, 3,3-dimethyl-2-oxo-; Glyoxylic acid, tert-butyl-; Pyruvic acid, trimethyl-; tert-Butylglyoxylic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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