Agent Name

3-Methylanisole

CAS Number

100-84-5

Formula

C8-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Methoxy-3-methylbenzene; 1-Methyl-3-methoxybenzene; 3-Methoxytoluene; 3-Methylmethoxybenzene; Benzene, 1-methoxy-3-methyl-; Methyl 3-methylphenyl ether; Methyl m-cresyl ether; Methyl m-tolyl ether; m-Cresol methyl ether; m-Cresyl methyl ether; m-Methoxytoluene; m-Methylanisole; Anisole, m-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Anisole" and "1-Methoxy-4-methylbenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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