Agent Name

1,6-Dimethylnaphthalene

CAS Number

575-43-9

Formula

C12-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Naphthalene, 1,6-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Naphthalenes

Description

Pale yellow liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless or pale yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

May cause skin irritation and photosensitization; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoirritant

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