Agent Name

2,3-Dimethyl-1,3-butadiene

CAS Number

513-81-5

Formula

C6-H10

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2,3-Dimethylbutadiene; 2,3-Dimethylenebutane; Biisopropenyl; Diisopropenyl; 1,3-Butadiene, 2,3-dimethyl-; 2,3-Dimethylbuta-1,3-diene; [ChemIDplus] beta, gamma-Dimethyl-delta-alpha,gamma-butadiene; [Merck Index] UN3295

Category

Other Monomers

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Found in the 66-70 deg fraction of Puertollano shale oil; Used to make synthetic rubber and polymers; [Merck Index]

Comments

Stabilized with 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene (CAS# 128-37-0); May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS] Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,3-Butadiene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

152 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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