Agent Name

Methyl 4-formylbenzoate

CAS Number

1571-08-0

Formula

C9-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-(Methoxycarbonyl)benzaldehyde; 4-Carbomethoxybenzaldehyde; 4-Carboxybenzaldehyde methyl ester; Benzoic acid, 4-formyl-, methyl ester; Methyl benzaldehyde-4-carboxylate; Methyl p-formylbenzoate; Methyl terephthalaldehydate; Methyl terephthaldehydate; Terephthalaldehydic acid, methyl ester; p-Carbomethoxybenzaldehyde; p-Formylbenzoic acid methyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzaldehydes

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dimethyl terephthalate; [HSDB]

Comments

May form peroxides; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0099 mm Hg

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