Agent Name

Benzyltrimethylammonium methoxide

CAS Number

122-08-7

Formula

C10-H16-N.C-H3-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N,N,N-Trimethylbenzenemethanaminium methoxide; Ammonium, benzyltrimethyl-, methoxide; Benzenemethanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, methoxide; Benzenemethanaminium, N,N,N-trimethyl-, salt with methanol (1:1); Benzyltrimethylammonium methanolate; [ChemIDplus] UN2922

Category

Quaternary Amines

Description

40% Methanol solution: Clear faintly yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 5.6 mg/kg; [RTECS] 40% Methanol solution: Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Risk of serious irreversible adverse health effects; Targets the eye and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Methyl alcohol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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