Carbonic acid, dimethyl ester

RTECS #
FG0450000
CAS #
616-38-6
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Updated
April 2015
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

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 762,76,2014

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
Page last reviewed: November 16, 2018