Agent Name

2-Bromopentane

CAS Number

107-81-3

Formula

C5-H11-Br

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-Pentyl bromide; Pentane, 2-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] UN2343

Category

Brominated Solvents

Description

Colorless to yellow liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Highly flammable; A skin, eye, nose, throat, and upper respiratory tract irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause CNS depression; [CAMEO] Highly flammable; An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

21.3 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 33,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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