Agent Name

n-Butylbenzene

CAS Number

104-51-8

Formula

C10-H14

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Butylbenzene; 1-Phenylbutane; Butylbenzene; Benzene, butyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2709

Category

Aromatic Solvents

Description

Colorless liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plasticizer, surface active agent, and solvent for coatings; Found in asphalt and naphtha; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.06 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Butylbenzenes."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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