Agent Name

Phenyl xylyl ethane

CAS Number

6196-95-8

Formula

C16-H18

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phenyl-1-(3,4-dimethyl)phenylethane; 1-(3,4-Dimethylphenyl)-1-phenylethane; 1-Phenyl-1-(3,4-dimethylphenyl)ethane; 4-(1-Phenylethyl)-o-xylene; Benzene, 1,2-dimethyl-4-(1-phenylethyl)-; Ethane, 1-phenyl-1-(3,4-xylyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 1-Phenyl-1-xylyl ethane; Hatcol XPE; [CHRIS] PXE; Phenyl-o-xylyl ethane; [Dixie Chemical MSDS]

Category

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Description

Clear colorless liquid with an aromatic odor; [Dixie Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Isolated from thorny skate, Raja radiata." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; Inhalation may cause CNS depression; An aspiration hazard by ingestion (may cause lung injury); [Dixie Chemical MSDS] See "Monobenzyl toluene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.001 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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