Agent Name

Toluenesulfonamide

CAS Number

1333-07-9

Formula

C7-H9-N-O2-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonamide, ar-methyl-; ar-Toluenesulfonamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Sulfonamides

Description

White to light cream-colored crystalline flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a surfactant and intermediate for fluorescent pigments and plasticizer resins; Mixtures of o- and p-isomers used as plasticizers and in adhesives for food contact; [HSDB] Commercial product is a mixture of 40% o-, 60% p- isomers; [MSDSonline]

Comments

May cause eye irritation; [MSDSonline] See "p-Toluenesulfonamide" and "o-Toluenesulfonamide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000306 mm Hg

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