Agent Name

1,2-Diisopropylbenzene

CAS Number

577-55-9

Formula

C12-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

o-Diisopropylbenzene; 1,2-Bis(1-methylethyl)benzene; Benzene, 1,2-bis(1-methylethyl)-; Benzene, o-diisopropyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Solvents

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May be harmful after ingestion, inhalation, or skin contact; Anesthetic effect at high doses; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 77 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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