Agent Name

Dimethylnaphthalene

CAS Number

28804-88-8

Formula

C12-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Naphthalene, dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] Dimethylnaphthalene (Mixture of Isomers); [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Dark brown liquid; [CAMEO] Clear, nearly colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Formerly registered in the US for use as an insecticide (with methoxychlor and malathion) and to kill freshwater fish for population surveys (with rotenone); [NPIRS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Naphthalene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0084 mm Hg

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