Agent Name

Allylbenzene

CAS Number

300-57-2

Formula

C9-H10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Benzylethene; 1-Phenyl-2-propene; 1-Propene, 3-phenyl-; 2-Propenylbenzene; 3-Phenyl-1-propene; 3-Phenylpropene; Benzene, propenyl-; Benzene, 2-propen-1-yl-; Benzene, 2-propenyl-; Benzene, allyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and coma in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes changes in cochlear structure/function and weight loss in 2-week intermittent oral study of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; Aspiration may cause lung damage; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.69 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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