Agent Name

2-Nonanone

Alternative Name

Heptyl methyl ketone

CAS Number

821-55-6

Formula

C9-H18-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Heptyl methyl ketone; 2-Nonanone (natural); Ketone, heptyl methyl; METHYL N-HEPTYL KETONE; Methyl heptyl ketone; Nonan-2-one; beta-Nonanone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ketones (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Comments

May be a skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.62 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 3,980 mg/m3/6h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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