Agent Name

Vinylnorbornene

CAS Number

3048-64-4

Formula

C9-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Norbornene, 5-vinyl-; 2-Vinyl-5-norbornene; 2-Vinylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-5-ene; 2-Vinylnorbornene; 5-Vinyl-2-norbornene; 5-Vinylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-ene; 5-Vinylnorbornene; Bicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-ene, 5-ethenyl-; Vinylnorbornene (VAN); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID]

Sources/Uses

Used to improve processing and storage (cold-flow) properties of polypentenamer; [HSDB]

Comments

No information available on clinical effects; Causes skin necrosis when applied to the tails of mice; Oral LD50 (rat) = 5700 mg/kg; [HSDB] In lethal concentration studies, rats have tremor, ataxia, and spastic paralysis; [ChemIDplus] A skin and eye irritant; A lachrymator; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,231 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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