Agent Name

Methylbiphenyl

CAS Number

28652-72-4

Formula

C13-H12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1'-Biphenyl, methyl-; Biphenyl, methyl-; Phenyltoluene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Clear light yellow liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Found in the essential oil of rue root (Ruta graveolens) and crude oil; Used as a dye carrier; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: see "Biphenyl." [HSDB] Inhalation of high concentrations cause respiratory irritation; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.3 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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