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ACUTE EXPOSURE INFORMATION
- INGESTION - Pulmonary toxicity due to pentane aspiration is the primary concern following ingestion. Chemical pneumonitis, acute lung injury, and hemorrhage may occur. In extreme cases, respiratory arrest secondary to hypoxia following pneumonitis may occur. Aspiration of pentane may also result in transient CNS depression or excitement.
- INHALATION - Anorexia, CNS depression with euphoria, dizziness, headache, depression, confusion, inability to concentrate, and loss of consciousness and coma in extreme cases may be seen. Polyneuropathies and seizures have been reported. Cardiovascular effects may include ventricular dysrhythmias and sudden death.
- DERMAL - Pentane is a skin irritant and may cause drying, erythema, hyperpigmentation, hyperemia, dermatitis, burning pain, and blisters.
- EYE - Pain, corneal irritation, and nystagmus may occur.
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