Agent Name

Pyromellitic acid

Alternative Name

1,2,4,5-Benzenetetracarboxylic acid

CAS Number

89-05-4

Formula

C10-H6-O8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2,4,5-Tetracarboxybenzene; 1,2,4,5-Benzenetetracarboxylic acid; [ChemIDplus] Benzene-1,2,4,5-tetracarboxylic acid; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a metal powder coating additive; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 300 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.74E-11 mm Hg

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