Agent Name

4-Methylcatechol

CAS Number

452-86-8

Formula

C7-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Dihydroxy-4-methylbenzene; 3,4-Dihydroxytoluene; 4-Methyl-1,2-benzenediol; 4-Methyl-1,2-dihydroxybenzene; 4-Methylpyrocatechol; Homocatechol; Homopyrocatechol; p-Methylcatechol; p-Methylpyrocatechol; Toluene-3,4-diol; 1,2-Benzenediol, 4-methyl-; Pyrocatechol, 4-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phenols

Description

White or light brown solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by inhalation; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Catechol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0028 mm Hg

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