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Substance Name: Dimethyl terephthalate
RN: 120-61-6
UNII: IKZ2470UNV
InChIKey: WOZVHXUHUFLZGK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Notes

Note

  • Solvent.

Superlist Note

  • Chemical remains on MTL because of additional testing actions (see OECD/SIDS listing)

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H10-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 194.185
 

Classification Codes

  • Environmental Pollutants
  • Insect Repellents
  • Mutation Data
  • Pesticides
  • Protective Agents
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Soil Pollutants
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Dimethyl 4-phthalate
  • Dimethyl terephthalate

Synonyms

  • AI3-02246
  • CCRIS 266
  • Di-Me terephthalate
  • Dimethyl 1,4-benzenedicarboxylate
  • Dimethyl p-benzenedicarboxylate
  • Dimethyl p-phthalate
  • Dimethyl terephthalate
  • Dimethylester kyseliny tereftalove
  • Dimethylester kyseliny tereftalove [Czech]
  • DMT
  • EC 204-411-8
  • EINECS 204-411-8
  • HSDB 2580
  • Methyl 4-carbomethoxybenzoate
  • Methyl p-(methoxycarbonyl)benzoate
  • NCI-C50055
  • NSC 3503
  • Terephthalic acid, dimethyl ester
  • UNII-IKZ2470UNV

Systematic Names

  • 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dimethyl ester
  • 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, dimethyl ester
  • Dimethyl terephthalate
  • Terephthalic acid, dimethyl ester

Superlist Names

  • Dimethyl p-phthalate
  • Dimethyl terephthalate
  • Terephthalic acid, dimethyl ester

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 120-61-6

FDA UNII

  • IKZ2470UNV

Other Registry Numbers

  • 202644-54-0
  • 63143-14-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000120616

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H10O4/c1-13-9(11)7-3-5-8(6-4-7)10(12)14-2/h3-6H,1-2H3

InChIKey

WOZVHXUHUFLZGK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(C(OC)=O)ccc(C(OC)=O)cc1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   "Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology," 2nd ed., Patty, F.A., ed., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1958-63Vol. 2, Pg. 1906, 1963.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 3900mg/kg (3900mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 34, Pg. 455, 1973.
rat LD50 oral > 3200mg/kg (3200mg/kg)   "Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology," 2nd ed., Patty, F.A., ed., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1958-63Vol. 2, Pg. 1906, 1963.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 141 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 288 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 2.25 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 19 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 0.01 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 1.34E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 5.74E-13 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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