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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

2-Pentanone, 4-methoxy-4-methyl-

RTECS #

SA9185000

CAS #

107-70-0

Updated

August 2006

Molecular Weight

130.21

Molecular Formula

C7H14O2

Synonyms

4-Methoxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone
ME 6 K
Pentoxone
Pent-Oxone Solvent

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
skin /rabbit 500 mg moderateSCCUR* -,6,1961

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mouse Lowest published lethal concentration: 2280 ppm/15HSCCUR* -,6,1961
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2050 mg/kgSCCUR* -,6,1961
oral/rat lowest published lethal dose: 3 gm/kgSCCUR* -,6,1961
skin/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 3 gm/kgSCCUR* -,6,1961

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code M1205; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 70; Number of Occupations 12; Total Number of Employees Exposed 4102; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 315
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M1205; Number of Industries 66; Total Number of Facilities 3793; Number of Occupations 53; Total Number of Employees Exposed 46197

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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