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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid with a spicy earthy odor. Bitter burning taste. (NTP, 1992)
Air & Water Reactions
Insoluble in water.
This chemical is combustible. (NTP, 1992)
SYMPTOMS: Symptoms of exposure to this compound include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, circulatory collapse, dizziness, rapid and shallow breathing, unconsciousness, convulsions, abdominal burning, dysuria, hematuria, tachycardia, bronchial irritation, anuria, pulmonary edema, bronchial pneumonia and renal damage.
ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS: This compound may be irritating to the skin and eyes. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke, irritating fumes and toxic fumes of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. (NTP, 1992)
METHYLEUGENOL is incompatible with strong oxidizers (NTP, 1992). May react exothermically with reducing agents to release hydrogen gas.
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
- Hydrocarbons, Aliphatic Unsaturated
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents
Use caution: Liquids with this reactive group classification have been
known to react with the
Isolation and Evacuation
Excerpt from ERG Guide 153 [Substances - Toxic and/or Corrosive (Combustible)]:
As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area in all directions for at least 50 meters (150 feet) for liquids and at least 25 meters (75 feet) for solids.
SPILL: Increase, in the downwind direction, as necessary, the isolation distance shown above.
FIRE: If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions. (ERG, 2016)
Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or Halon extinguisher. A water spray may also be used. (NTP, 1992)
SMALL SPILLS AND LEAKAGE: If you spill this chemical, FIRST REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION. Then, use absorbent paper to pick up all liquid spill material. Your contaminated clothing and absorbent paper should be sealed in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with 60-70% ethanol followed by washing with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
STORAGE PRECAUTIONS: You should protect this material from exposure to light, and store it under ambient temperatures. (NTP, 1992)
RECOMMENDED RESPIRATOR: Where the neat test chemical is weighed and diluted, wear a NIOSH-approved half face respirator equipped with an organic vapor/acid gas cartridge (specific for organic vapors, HCl, acid gas and SO2) with a dust/mist filter.
RECOMMENDED GLOVE MATERIALS: If this chemical makes direct contact with your gloves, or if a tear, puncture or hole develops, replace them at once.
Glove Type Model Number Thickness Bkthru Time
Viton North F-091 0.41 mm 480 min
Neoprene Edmont 29-870 0.51 mm 135 min
Latex Ansell 5.109 0.18 mm 15 min (NTP, 1992)
DuPont Tychem® Suit Fabrics
No information available.
EYES: First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.
SKIN: IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
INHALATION: IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used; if not available, use a level of protection greater than or equal to that advised under Protective Clothing.
INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician. If the victim is convulsing or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth, ensure that the victim's airway is open and lay the victim on his/her side with the head lower than the body. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital. (NTP, 1992)
210 ° F
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable
Autoignition Temperature: data unavailable
25 ° F
0.02 mm Hg
at 68 ° F
; 1 mm Hg at 185.0° F
Vapor Density (Relative to Air):
greater than 1.0
at 68 ° F
490.5 ° F
at 760 mm Hg
less than 1 mg/mL
at 66° F
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable
AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)
No AEGL information available.
ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)
No ERPG information available.
PACs (Protective Action Criteria)
No PAC information available.
EPA Consolidated List of Lists
313 Category Code
(EPA List of Lists, 2015)
DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)
No regulatory information available.
OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard List
No regulatory information available.
Alternate Chemical Names
- BENZENE, 4-ALLYL-1,2-DIMETHOXY-
- CHAVIBETOL METHYL ETHER
- ENT 21040
- EUGENOL METHYL ETHER
- 1,3,4-EUGENOL METHYL ETHER
- EUGENYL METHYL ETHER
- METHYL EUGENOL ETHER
- VERATROLE METHYL ETHER
- VERATROLE, 4-ALLYL-