Agent Name

2,4-Hexadiene

CAS Number

592-46-1

Formula

C6-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,4-Dimethylbutadiene; Bipropenyl; Dipropenyl; Hexa-2,4-diene; [ChemIDplus] 2,4-Hexadiene, mixture of isomers; [Aldrich MSDS] UN2458

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1,4-Hexadiene."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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