Agent Name

3-Methylbenzyl alcohol

CAS Number

587-03-1

Formula

C8-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzenemethanol, 3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 3-MBA; [RTECS]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes other changes to lungs, thorax in acute inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Benzyl alcohol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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