Agent Name

3-Methoxybenzoic acid

CAS Number

586-38-9

Formula

C8-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Anisic acid; m-Methoxybenzoic acid; Benzoic acid, 3-methoxy-; m-Anisic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 250 mg/kg; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Methoxybenzoic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0015 mm Hg

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