Agent Name

3,3-Dimethylhexane

CAS Number

563-16-6

Formula

C8-H18

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Hexane, 3,3-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aliphatics, Saturated (<C12)

Description

Liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; Inhalation of vapor may cause drowsiness or dizziness; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage on aspiration); [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

28.6 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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