Agent Name

1,2-Epoxy-3-methoxypropane

CAS Number

930-37-0

Formula

C4-H8-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Denacol EX-131; (Methoxymethyl)oxirane; 2,3-Epoxypropyl-methyl ether; 3-Methoxy-1,2-epoxypropane; 3-Methoxypropylene oxide; Glycidol methyl ether; Glycidyl methyl ether; Methyl glycidyl ether; Methylglycidyl ether; Oxirane, (methoxymethyl)-; Propane, 1,2-epoxy-3-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a research chemical; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A mutagen and primary irritant; Caused lacrimation and somnolence in lethal-dose feeding studies of rats; [RTECS] Emergency treatment: "irritants"; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point < 21 deg C; [CAMEO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

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