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Substance Name: Methyl iodide
RN: 74-88-4
UNII: DAT010ZJSR
InChIKey: INQOMBQAUSQDDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C-H3-I

Molecular Weight

  • 141.9347
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA (2 ppm); skin
  • TWA 5 ppm (28 mg/m3); skin

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methyl iodide

Synonyms

  • CCRIS 395
  • EC 200-819-5
  • EINECS 200-819-5
  • Halon 10001
  • HSDB 1336
  • Iodometano
  • Iodometano [Italian]
  • Iodomethane
  • Iodure de methyle
  • Iodure de methyle [French]
  • Jod-methan
  • Jod-methan [German]
  • Joodmethaan
  • Joodmethaan [Dutch]
  • Methane, iodo-
  • Methyl iodide
  • Methyliodide
  • Methyljodid
  • Methyljodid [German]
  • Methyljodide
  • Methyljodide [Dutch]
  • Metylu jodek
  • Metylu jodek [Polish]
  • Monoiodomethane
  • Monoioduro di metile
  • Monoioduro di metile [Italian]
  • NSC 9366
  • RCRA waste number U138
  • UNII-DAT010ZJSR

Systematic Names

  • Iodomethane
  • Methane, iodo-
  • Methyl iodide

Superlist Names

  • Iodomethane
  • Methane, iodo-
  • Methyl iodide
  • Methyl iodide [UN2644] [Poison]
  • RCRA waste no. U138
  • UN2644

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 74-88-4

FDA UNII

  • DAT010ZJSR

Other Registry Numbers

  • 147937-07-3
  • 1519044-66-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000074884

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH3I/c1-2/h1H3

InChIKey

INQOMBQAUSQDDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CI

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 intraperitoneal 51mg/kg (51mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 84, 1982.
guinea pig LD50 skin 800mg/kg (800mg/kg)   Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971,
mouse LC50 inhalation 5gm/m3/57M-C (5000mg/m3)   British Journal of Industrial Medicine. Vol. 7, Pg. 122, 1950.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 172mg/kg (172mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 84, 1982.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 110mg/kg (110mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 4, Pg. 354, 1962.
rabbit LDLo oral 70mg/kg (70mg/kg)   "Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology," 3rd rev. ed., Clayton, G.D., and F.E. Clayton, eds., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1978-82. Vol. 3 originally pub. in 1979; pub. as 2n rev. ed. in 1985.Vol. 2B, Pg. 3447, 1981.
rabbit LDLo skin 794mg/kg (794mg/kg) BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0570629,
rat LC50 inhalation 1300mg/m3/4H (1300mg/m3)   "Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 756, 1969.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 101mg/kg (101mg/kg)   "Toxicometric Parameters of Industrial Toxic Chemicals Under Single Exposure," Izmerov, N.F., et al., Moscow, Centre of International Projects, GKNT, 1982Vol. -, Pg. 84, 1982.
rat LD50 oral 76mg/kg (76mg/kg)   Biochemical Journal. Vol. 98, Pg. 38, 1966.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 110mg/kg (110mg/kg)   Zeitschrift fuer Krebsforschung. Vol. 74, Pg. 241, 1970.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -6.64E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 42.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.51 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 1.38E+04 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 405 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 0.00526 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 7.20E-14 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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