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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

1-Hexene

RTECS #

MP6670000

CAS #

592-41-6

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

84.18

Molecular Formula

C6H12

Synonyms

1-n-Hexene
Dialene 6

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 32000 ppm/4HBehavioral: General anesthetic

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
NTIS** OTS0535205
oral/rat Lethal dose: >10 gm/kgNTIS** OTS0535205
skin/rabbit Lethal dose: >10 gm/kgSkin and Appendages: Other: HairNTIS** OTS0535205

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 43 gm/kg/43D- intermittentKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)DCTODJ 23,327,2000

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 50 ppmDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 539,77,2003

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 50 ppm (175 mg/m3), MAR2002

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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