Agent Name

beta-Methyl styrene

CAS Number

637-50-3

Formula

C9-H10

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

1-Phenyl-1-propene; 1-Phenylpropene; 1-Propene, 1-phenyl-; 1-Propenylbenzene; Benzene, propenyl-; Isoallylbenzene; Propenyl benzene; Propenylbenzene; beta-Methylstyrene; beta-Methylstyrol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Styrenes

Description

Clear faintly yellow liquid; Stabilized with 0.01% butylated hydroxytoluene; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

An impurity of alpha-methylstyrene; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "alpha-Methyl styrene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.97 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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