Agent Name

Ethyl p-methylbenzenesulfonate

Alternative Name

Ethyl p-toluenesulfonate

CAS Number

80-40-0

Formula

C9-H12-O3-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethyl p-toluenesulfonate; Benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl-, ethyl ester; Ethyl PTS; Ethyl p-TS; Ethyl p-methyl benzenesulfonate; Ethyl p-tosylate; Ethyl tosylate; Ethyl-p-toluenesulfonate; Ethylester kyseliny p-toluensulfonove [Czech]; p-Toluenesulfonic acid, ethyl ester; p-Toluolsulfonsaeure aethyl ester [German]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzenesulfonic Acid Derivatives

Description

Unstable solid; mp = 33 deg C; [Hawley] White solid; mp = 32-34 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as plasticizer for cellulose acetate and as an ethylating agent; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000241 mm Hg

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