4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM, systematic name 4- methylcyclohexylmethanol) is an Eastman Chemical Company’s MSDS for ” crude” (unpurified) MCHM, as supplied by NPR, reports an oral LD of mg/ kg and a dermal LD Product Name. 4-Methylcyclohexanol, mixture of cis and trans. Cat No. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet. Emergency Telephone. 4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol (cis- and trans- mixture) 1-(Hydroxymethyl)-4 -methylcyclohexane. 4. FIRST-AID MEASURES SAFETY DATA SHEET.
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MCHM has the advantage of being less toxic than previous frothing agents containing 2-ethylhexanol. Indian Journal of Microbiology.
It is a colourless oil with a faint mint-like alcohol odor.
The closely related compound cyclohexanedimethanol CAS exhibits low toxicity 3. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science. It is also produced as a byproduct ca.
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Retrieved 12 June This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat Food and Chemical Toxicology. Other cyclohexane -based alcohols can also be used.
Methhlcyclohexane 19 January One web site, Fantastic Flavours provides a list of recognized flavor additives for Japan, which includes 2,4-dimethylcyclohexanemethanol by virtue of being in the group of aliphatic higher alcohols. Journal of the Chemical Society, Transactions.
A WHO study concluded kethylcyclohexane p -menthanol was of “no safety concern” for human consumption at high levels of 2. Refractive index n D. However, a longer-term six-week repetition of that test as a sensitization study failed to produce any reactions.
The solubility of 1-octanol in methxnol is 2. The toxicity and environmental properties of these naphthenic acids have been well studied recently due to their occurrence as a major contaminant in water used for extraction of oil from tar sands.
Canadian Journal of Research. Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. It has been patented for use in air fresheners.
Both cis and trans isomers exist, depending on the relative positions of the methyl CH 3 and hydroxymethyl CH 2 OH groups on the cyclohexane ring.
International Programme on Chemical Mdss. Retrieved 29 January It was first prepared in by Bouveault—Blanc reduction of a methylcyclohexanecarboxylate ester.
Cyclohexanemethanol or cyclohexylmethanolCHM, CASanother closely related compound, which differs only in lacking a methyl substituent, has been found as a naturally occurring fusel alcohol in methylcjclohexane wine at concentrations of 1. Languages Deutsch Edit links. Another CHM derivative, 2,4-dimethylcyclohexanemethanol CASalso dihydrofloralol or floral methanolwhich has two methyl substituents instead of one, is frequently marketed as a fragrance or flavor additive.
Other names 1- hydroxymethyl methylcyclohexane 4-methylcyclohexylcarbinol MCHM hexahydro- p -tolyl-carbinol archaic. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. Commercial samples of MCHM consists of a mixture of these isomers as well as other components that vary with the supplier. Reliable information on health and safety of this compound methylcyclohexaane limited.
The ChemSpider entry for MCHM indicates that it has been evaluated for ligand activity via SimBioSys ‘s LASSO analysis, which predicted low to no activity on 40 biologically significant receptorsindicating a low likelihood for significant biological activity on them. Target pollutants and treatment objectives” PDF. US Patent Application No. The Two Way blog. Journal of the Chemical Society Resumed: Classified as a saturated higher alicyclic primary alcohol. Epimeric alcohols of the cyclohexane series.