Agent Name

2-Methoxynaphthalene

CAS Number

93-04-9

Formula

C11-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Naphthol methyl ether; 2-Naphthyl methyl ether; Methyl 2-naphthyl ether; Methyl beta-naphthyl ether; Naphthalene, 2-methoxy-; Nerolin; Nerolin (old); Yara yara; Yara-Yara; beta-Methoxynaphthalene; beta-Naphthol methyl ether; beta-Naphthyl methyl ether; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Naphthalene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00823 mm Hg

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