Agent Name

1,3-Benzodioxole

CAS Number

274-09-9

Formula

C7-H6-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,2-Methylenedioxybenzene; 1,3-Dioxaindan; 1,3-Dioxindan; 2H-1,3-Benzodioxole; 3,4-Methylenedioxybenzene; Benzene, 1,2-(methylenebis(oxy))-; Benzodioxole; Methylenedioxybenzene; o-(Methylenedioxy)benzene; 1,3-Benzodioxolane; Benzene, 1,2-methylenedioxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid with an aromatic odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and coma in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Dihydrosafrole."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.57 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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