Agent Name

3-Ethyltoluene

CAS Number

620-14-4

Formula

C9-H12

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Ethyl-3-methylbenzene; 1-Methyl-3-ethylbenzene; m-Ethylmethylbenzene; m-Ethyltoluene; m-Methylethylbenzene; Benzene, 1-ethyl-3-methyl-; Benzene, 1-ethyl-3-methyl- (9CI); Toluene, m-ethyl- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN3295

Category

Aromatic Solvents

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes other changes of the liver and kidney in 100-day intermittent inhalation studies of rabbits and rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung damage by aspiration); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.04 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mouse) = 54,000 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Hydrocarbons, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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