Agent Name

2-Methylallyl alcohol

CAS Number

513-42-8

Formula

C4-H8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Hydroxy-2-methylpropene; Isopropenyl carbinol; Methacryl alcohol; Methallyl alcohol; beta-Methallyl alcohol; beta-Methylallyl alcohol; 2-Methylprop-2-en-1-ol; 2-Propen-1-ol, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2614

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a sharp pungent odor; [CAMEO] Clear colorless liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in the chemical industry; [CAMEO]

Comments

A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; Moderately toxic by ingestion; [CAMEO] A moderate skin irritant; [RTECS] A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; Highly irritating to skin (may cause second degree burns following contact for a few minutes); [CHRIS] An irritant; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mouse) = 2,924 ppm/4hr

Flammability (NFPA)

3: May ignite at ambient temperature

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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