Agent Name

Methyl N-methylanthranilate

Alternative Name

Dimethyl anthranilate

CAS Number

85-91-6

Formula

C9-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzoic acid, 2-(methylamino)-, methyl ester; Dimethyl anthranilate (natural); Methyl 2-(methylamino)benzoate; Methyl N-methyl anthranilate; Methyl N-methyl-o-anthranilate; Methyl methanthranilate; Methyl methylaminobenzoate; Methyl methylanthranilate; Methyl o-(methylamino)benzoate; Methyl-N-methylanthranilate; N-Methylanthranilic acid, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

Colorless or pale yellow liquid with an odor of grapes; [Hawley] Pale-yellow liquid with a slightly blue fluorescence or solid; Odor like orange peels; mp = 18.5-19.5 deg C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in perfumes, flavorings, and drugs; [Hawley]

Comments

In animal experiments, effects include general anesthesia after ingestion; [RTECS] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include general anesthesia; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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