Agent Name

Phenyl methylcarbamate

CAS Number

1943-79-9

Formula

C8-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Carbamic acid, methyl-, phenyl ester; DRC 3345; Methyl carbamic acid phenyl ester; Methylcarbamic acid phenyl ester; N-Methylphenylcarbamate; Phenmec; Phenol, methylcarbamate; Phenyl N-methylcarbamate; Phenyl monomethylcarbamate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamic Acid Esters

Sources/Uses

Used as a synergistic herbicide; formerly as an intermediate for permanent press finishes; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia in lethal-dose studies of rats (intraperitoneal and intravenous routes); [RTECS] Does not inhibit the cholinesterase enzyme; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.07 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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