Agent Name

Propylene glycol monomethyl ether acetate

Alternative Name

Methoxypropyl acetate

CAS Number

84540-57-8

Formula

C6-H12-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Methoxypropanol acetate; Methoxypropyl acetate; Propanol, 1(or 2)-methoxy-, acetate; [ChemIDplus] 1-Methoxy-2-propanol acetate; Propylene glycol methyl ether acetate; [CAMEO]

Category

Glycol Ethers (P Series)

Description

Colorless liquid with a sweet odor like ether; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

An irritant; Targets the kidney and liver; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1-Methoxy-2-propyl acetate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.72 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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