Agent Name

1,2,3-Trimethoxybenzene

CAS Number

634-36-6

Formula

C9-H12-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methylsyringol (VAN); Pyrogallol trimethyl ether; Tri-O-methylpyrogallol; Benzene, 1,2,3-trimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Beige crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Naturally occurs in dried bonito and tea; Used as a flavoring agent; [ToxPlanet: EFSA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "1,3-Dimethoxybenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.06 mm Hg

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