Agent Name

m-Chlorotoluene

CAS Number

108-41-8

Formula

C7-H7-Cl

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Chloro-3-methylbenzene; 1-Methyl-3-chlorobenzene; 3-Chloro-1-methylbenzene; 3-Chlorotoluene; m-Tolyl chloride; Benzene, 1-chloro-3-methyl-; Toluene, m-chloro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN2238

Category

Chlorinated Aromatics

Description

Colorless liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent and to make other chemicals and dyes; [CAMEO]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] Causes narcosis in high concentrations; [Hawley] Harmful by inhalation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.68 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 126 deg F; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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