Agent Name

Ethyl malonate

CAS Number

105-53-3

Formula

C7-H12-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Carbethoxyacetic ester; Dicarbethoxymethane; Diethyl malonate; Diethyl propanedioate; Ethyl malonate (VAN); Ethyl methanedicarboxylate; Ethyl propanedioate; Malonic acid, diethyl ester; Malonic ester; Methanedicarboxylic acid, diethyl ester; Propanedioic acid, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] DEM; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a sweet ester odor; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used to make barbiturates and pigments and as a flavoring; [Hawley] Used to make agrochemicals and industrial chemicals; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP]

Comments

A slight to moderate eye irritant based on animal studies; [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP] A mild skin irritant based on animal studies; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.26 mm Hg

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