Agent Name

Ethyl glycolate

CAS Number

623-50-7

Formula

C4-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethyl hydroxyacetate; Hydroxyacetic acid ethyl ester; Acetic acid, 2-hydroxy-, ethyl ester; Acetic acid, hydroxy-, ethyl ester; Ethyl glycollate; Glycolic acid, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

A mild eye irritant in guinea pigs; Causes general anesthesia, muscle weakness, and cyanosis in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats (LDLo = 1,500 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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