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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It has been patented for use in air fresheners. 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. Epimeric alcohols of the cyclohexane series. Reliable information on methylcyclohfxane and safety of this compound is limited. Retrieved 12 June US 44 Application No.

However, a longer-term six-week repetition of that test as a sensitization study failed to produce any reactions.

Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Retrieved 18 January A WHO study concluded that p -menthanol was of “no safety concern” for human consumption at high levels of 2. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Mscs Policy.


International Programme on Chemical Safety. 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.

It is a colourless oil with a faint mint-like alcohol odor.

Journal of the Chemical Society Resumed: Refractive index n D. Classified as a saturated higher alicyclic primary alcohol. Retrieved methanl January Target pollutants and treatment objectives” PDF. Canadian Journal of Research.

It was first prepared in by Bouveault—Blanc reduction of a methylcyclohexanecarboxylate ester. Food and Chemical Toxicology. Languages Deutsch Edit links. Other names 1- hydroxymethyl methylcyclohexane 4-methylcyclohexylcarbinol MCHM hexahydro- p -tolyl-carbinol archaic.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Other cyclohexane -based alcohols can also be used. 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 mango wine at concentrations of 1.

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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.

The closely related nethanol cyclohexanedimethanol CAS exhibits low toxicity 3. This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat The Two Way blog. Commercial samples of MCHM consists of a mixture of these isomers as well as other components that vary methylcycpohexane the supplier.


Journal of the Methanoo Society, Transactions. 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.

CHM with a methylethyl or isopropyl substituent group at the same position as the methyl group in 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol cis 1-methylethyl cyclohexane methanol, CAS is regarded as a flavoring and fragrance methlcyclohexane, sometimes listed under the synonym p -menthanol, and was the subject of a review article on its toxicological and dermatological properties in Retrieved 29 January The solubility of 1-octanol in water is 2.


Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Safety evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants PDF. MCHM has the advantage of being less toxic than previous frothing agents containing 2-ethylhexanol. It is also produced as a byproduct ca.

Indian Journal of Microbiology. 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 Environmental Engineering and Science.