Agent Name

Ethylcyclohexane

CAS Number

1678-91-7

Formula

C8-H16

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

C8 cylcloparaffin; ECH; [MSDSonline] UN1993

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Very faintly yellow-green liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Inhalation of high concentrations can cause dizziness, nausea, and collapse; [CHRIS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

12.8 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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