Agent Name

sec-Butylbenzene

CAS Number

135-98-8

Formula

C10-H14

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

(1-Methylpropyl)benzene; 2-Phenylbutane; Secondary butylbenzene; Benzene, (1-methylpropyl)-; Benzene, sec-butyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2709

Category

Aromatic Solvents

Description

Colorless liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate, a plasticizer, and a solvent for coatings; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.75 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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