Agent Name

Phenetole

CAS Number

103-73-1

Formula

C8-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phenoxyethane; Benzene, ethoxy; Ether, ethyl phenyl; Ethoxybenzene; Ethyl phenyl ether; Phenetol; Phenyl ethyl ether; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate, in perfumes, and as a research chemical; [HSDB]

Comments

Oral LD50 (mouse) = 2200 mg/kg; Effects in animal experiments include excitement, tremor, convulsions, and fatty liver degeneration; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and fatty liver degeneration; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.53 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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