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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Propane, 1,2-epoxy-3-(o-tolyoxy)-

RTECS #

TZ3700000

CAS #

2210-79-9

Updated

March 1999

Molecular Weight

164.22

Molecular Formula

C10H12O2

Synonyms

((2-Methylphenoxy)methyl)oxirane
1,2-Epoxy-3-(o-tolyloxy)propane
2-((2-Methylphenoxy)methyl)oxirane
2-Methylphenyl glycidyl ether
Araldite DY 023
Glycidyl 2-methylphenyl ether
Glycidyl o-methylphenyl ether
Glycidyl o-tolyl ether
O-Cresyl glycidyl ether
o-Kresol-glycidaether (German)
Oxirane, ((2-methylphenoxy)methyl)- (9CI)

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
skin /rabbit 500 µL/24H severeNTIS** OTS0571540

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
mutation in microorganisms/Salmonella typhimurium33 µg/plate (+enzymatic activation step)MUREAV 172,105,1986

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 6090 mg/m3/4HEye: Other eye effects

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Skin and Appendages: Other: Hair
NTIS** OTS0534658
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4 gm/kgNTIS** OTS0571540
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 980 mg/kgARZNAD 15,1355,1965

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X1680; Number of Industries 7; Total Number of Facilities 458; Number of Occupations 11; Total Number of Employees Exposed 7077; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 1430

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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