Agent Name

4'-Methylacetophenone

CAS Number

122-00-9

Formula

C9-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

p-Methyl acetophenone; 1-(4-Methylphenyl)ethanone; 1-Acetyl-4-methylbenzene; 1-Methyl-4-acetylbenzene; 1-p-Tolylethanone; 4-Methylphenyl methyl ketone; Acetophenone, 4'-methyl-; Ethanone, 1-(4-methylphenyl)-; Melilotal; Methyl p-tolyl ketone; Tolyl methyl ketone, p-; p-Acetotoluene; p-Acetyltoluene; p-Methylacetophenone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Clear, light yellow liquid; mp = 22-24 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A mild skin irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Acetophenone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.22 mm Hg

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