Agent Name

3-Methylpyrazole

CAS Number

1453-58-3

Formula

C4-H6-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3(5)-Methylpyrazole; 3-Methylpyrazole; 5-Methylpyrazole; Pyrazole, 5-methyl-; 1H-Pyrazole, 3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 3-Methyl-1H-pyrazole; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Pyrazoles

Description

Melting point = 36.5 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Colorless or yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes spastic paralysis, excitement, and ataxia in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes parasympathomimetic effects, somnolence, and cardiac changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Pyrazole."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 719 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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