Agent Name

2-Methyl-1,4-benzoquinone

CAS Number

553-97-9

Formula

C7-H6-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,4-Benzoquinone, 2-methyl-; 1,4-Toluchinon [Czech]; 1,4-Toluquinone; 2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 2-methyl-; 2-Methyl-1,4-benzochinon [Czech]; 2-Methyl-1,4-quinone; 2-Methyl-p-benzoquinone; 2-Methylbenzoquinone; 2-Methylbenzoquinone-1,4; 2-Methylquinone; Methyl-1,4-benzoquinone; Methyl-p-benzoquinone; Methylbenzoquinone; Methylquinone; Toluquinone; Toluquinone (VAN); Tolylquinone; p-Benzoquinone, 2-methyl-; p-Toluquinone; para-Toluquinone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aromatic Ketones

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB] Yellow, gold colored, or light green crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An eye irritant; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Quinone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

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