Agent Name

2,2-Dimethoxypropane

CAS Number

77-76-9

Formula

C5-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acetone dimethyl acetal; Acetone dimethyl ketal; Propane, 2,2-dimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Acetals

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

"Dehydrating agent in electron microscopy specimen preparation." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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