Agent Name

n-Amyl bromide

Alternative Name

1-Bromopentane

CAS Number

110-53-2

Formula

C5-H11-Br

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Pentyl bromide; 1-Bromopentane; Amyl bromide; Pentyl bromide; n-Pentyl bromide; Pentane, 1-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Clear, light yellow liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes other liver changes and effects on transaminases in oral toxic-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A skin, respiratory tract, and strong eye irritant; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Bromopropane" and "2-Bromopentane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

12.6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 47,600 mg/m3/2hr

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

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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