Agent Name

1-Methylxanthine

CAS Number

6136-37-4

Formula

C6-H6-N4-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 3,7-dihydro-1-methyl-; 3,7-Dihydro-1-methyl-1H-purine-2,6-dione; Xanthine, 1-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Purines

Description

Light yellow powder; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Caffeine metabolite found in urine; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets nerves, heart, and kidney; [Aldrich MSDS] See "1,7-Dimethylxanthine." See "Caffeine" which is 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine.

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.17E-9 mm Hg

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