Agent Name

Hydrogen methyl terephthalate

CAS Number

1679-64-7

Formula

C9-H8-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl terephthalate; 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, monomethyl ester; 4-(Carbomethoxy)benzoic acid; 4-Methoxycarbonylbenzoic acid; Methyl hydrogen terephthalate; Monomethyl terephthalate; Terephthalic acid, monomethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Faintly beige powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make thermoplastic polyester elastomers; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Dimethyl terephthalate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000184 mm Hg

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