Agent Name

2-Butyne

CAS Number

503-17-3

Formula

C4-H6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Crotonylene; [ChemIDplus] Dimethylacetylene; [CAMEO] UN1144

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Clear colorless liquid with an odor of petroleum; [CAMEO]

Comments

Highly flammable; [CAMEO] Extremely flammable; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Methylacetylene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

706 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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