Agent Name

3-Methylcyclohexanol

CAS Number

591-23-1

Formula

C7-H14-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

m-Methylcyclohexanol; 3-Methylcyclohexanol, mixed isomers; Cyclohexanol, 3-methyl-; Cyclohexanol, m-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 3-Hexahydromethylphenol; m-Hexahydromethylphenol; [ICSC] 3-Methylcyclohexanol, mixture of cis and trans; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Alcohols (<C12)

Description

Colorless viscous liquid; [ICSC] Clear light yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intramuscular LD50 (mouse) = 1,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] A mild skin and eye irritant; High vapor concentrations may cause eye and upper respiratory tract irritation; [ICSC] May cause irritation; Targets the liver and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "4-Methylcyclohexanol."

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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