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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Carbonic acid, dimethyl ester

RTECS #

FG0450000

CAS #

616-38-6

Updated

October 1997

Molecular Weight

90.09

Molecular Formula

C3H6O3

Synonyms

Methyl carbonate
Methyl carbonate ((MeO)2CO)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 800 mg/kgFCTXAV 17,361,1979
intraperitoneal/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1600 mg/kgFCTXAV 17,361,1979
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 6 gm/kgFCTXAV 17,361,1979
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 13 gm/kgFCTXAV 17,361,1979
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): >5 gm/kgFCTXAV 17,361,1979

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X6234; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 345; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1725

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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