Plastics & Rubber
1-Methylallene; Allene, methyl-; Methylallene; [ChemIDplus]
Volatile, colorless liquid or vapor; A gas at 25 deg C; [HSDB]
Used as a gel inhibitor in olefin polymerization, the primary feedstock for polybutadiene homopolymer, and a small by-product of 1,3-butadiene production; Occupational exposure may occur where 1,3-butadiene is produced or used. [HSDB]
Pressurized liquid may cause frostbite. See health effects of 1,3-Butadiene, which causes CNS depression in high-dose animal studies. [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "1,3-Butadiene."
Acute solvent syndrome
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: