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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Cyclohexanol, o-methyl-

RTECS #

GW0220000

CAS #

583-59-5

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

114.21

Molecular Formula

C7H14O

Synonyms

2-Methylcyclohexanone
2-Methylcyclohexyl alcohol
2-Metilcicloesanone (Italian)
Cyclohexanol, 2-methyl- (8CI,9CI)
o-Methylcyclohexanol
o-Methylcyclohexanone
o-Methylcyclohexanone (ACGIH:OSHA)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intramuscular/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1 gm/kgJSICAZ 21,342,1962

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 50 ppm (235 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 50 ppm (240 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 75 ppm (360 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 50 ppm (235 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 50 ppm (235 mg/m3), KZG-week 100 ppm (470 mg/m3), JAN2011

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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