Agent Name

2,3,3-Trimethylpentane

CAS Number

560-21-4

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Pentane, 2,3,3-trimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1262

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin irritant; May cause lung injury if ingested; Inhalation of vapor may cause drowsiness or dizziness; [ToxPlanet: ESIS] An irritant; Inhalation may cause drowsiness and dizziness; Aspiration hazard by ingestion; Targets the CNS; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

27 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Octanes."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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