Agent Name

m-Tolunitrile

CAS Number

620-22-4

Formula

C8-H7-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Methyl-3-cyanobenzene; 3-Cyanotoluene; 3-Methylbenzonitrile; 3-Toluenkarbonitril [Czech]; 3-Tolunitrile; m-Cyanotoluene; m-Methylbenzonitrile; m-Toluenenitrile; m-Toluonitrile; m-Tolylnitrile; m-Tolynitrile; MTN; Nitril kyseliny m-toluylove (czech); Benzonitrile, 3-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 3-Methyl benzonitrile; [EPA ChAMP: Screening-Level Hazard Characterization]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Clear yellow liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a closed system intermediate (produced and consumed onsite) in the manufacture of Chlorothalonil (fungicide); [EPA ChAMP: Screening-Level Hazard Characterization]

Comments

A mild skin and severe eye irritant in rabbits; [EPA ChAMP: Screening-Level Hazard Characterization] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "m-Phthalodinitrile." See "NITRILES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.18 mm Hg

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