Agent Name

2-Hexene

CAS Number

592-43-8

Formula

C6-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Hexene (mixed cis & trans); [ChemIDplus] b-Hexylene; Hexylene-2; Methyl propylethylene; [MSDSonline]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [Hawley]

Comments

Highly flammable liquid that poses a dangerous fire risk; [Hawley] An irritant; Targets the CNS; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

150 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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