Agent Name

p-Toluenesulfonic acid monohydrate

CAS Number

6192-52-5

Formula

C7-H8-O3-S.H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Methylbenzenesulfonic acid monohydrate; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl-, monohydrate; [ChemIDplus] UN2585

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes skin burns and corneal damage; Causes effects on transaminases in acute inhalation studies of rats; Causes somnolence and effects on food intake in oral lethal-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "p-Toluenesulfonic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Aryl sulfonic acids, solid, with not more than 5% free Sulfuric acid."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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