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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Methanol, sodium salt

RTECS #

PC3570000

CAS #

124-41-4

Updated

June 1998

Molecular Weight

54.03

Molecular Formula

CH3O·Na

Synonyms

Sodium methoxide

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2037 mg/kgEye: Chromodacryorrhea

Behavioral: Ataxia

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
NTIS** OTS0555267

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 80549; Number of Industries 9; Total Number of Facilities 330; Number of Occupations 27; Total Number of Employees Exposed 18230; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 4356
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 80549; Number of Industries 6; Total Number of Facilities 185; Number of Occupations 14; Total Number of Employees Exposed 3624

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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