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Substance Name: Musk ambrette residue
RN: 71786-45-3


  • TSCA Definition 2017: A complex residuum from the production of musk ambrette by the nitration of 1-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2-methoxy-4-methylbenzene. Composed primarily of 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-5-methyl-2,5-cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione, 1-methoxy-5-methyl-2,4-dinitrobenzene, and 1-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2-methoxy-4-methyl-5-nitrobenzene.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Musk ambrette residue


  • Musk ambrette residue

Systematic Name

  • Benzene, 1-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-2-methoxy-4-methyl-, nitrated, by-products from

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 71786-45-3

System Generated Number

  • 0071786453