Agent Name

4-Chlorophenyl methyl sulfide

CAS Number

123-09-1

Formula

C7-H7-Cl-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Chloro-4-(methylthio)benzene; 4-Chlorothioanisole; Methyl 4-chlorophenyl sulfide; Methyl p-chlorophenyl sulfide; p-Chlorophenyl methyl sulfide; p-Chlorothioanisole; Benzene, 1-chloro-4-(methylthio)-; Sulfide, p-chlorophenyl methyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfur Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; Causes general anesthesia and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes changes in recordings from specific areas of the brain and weight loss in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes changes in liver weights and normocytic anemia in 91-day oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Methyl phenyl sulfide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.11 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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