Agent Name

3-Methoxy-1,2-propanediol

CAS Number

623-39-2

Formula

C4-H10-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-O-Methylglycerol; 1,2-Propanediol, 3-methoxy-; Glycerin-alpha-monomethyl ether; Glycerol 1-monomethyl ether; 3-Methoxypropane-1,2-diol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Solvents

Description

Colorless viscous liquid; Hygroscopic; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes flaccid paralysis without anesthesia (usually neuromuscular blockage) and muscle weakness in subcutaneous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 > 2,547 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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