Agent Name

Methyl cyclohexanecarboxylate

CAS Number

4630-82-4

Formula

C8-H14-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Cyclohexanecarboxylic acid, methyl ester; Hexahydrobenzoic acid methyl ester; Methyl cyclohexanoate; Methyl cyclohexylcarboxylate; Methyl cyclohexylformate; Methyl hexahydrobenzoate; [ChemIDplus] UN3272

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Cyclohexanecarboxylic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Esters, n.o.s."

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