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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Retrieved 29 January 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 msdd significant receptorsindicating a low likelihood for significant biological activity on them.

Commercial samples of MCHM consists of a mixture of these isomers as well as other components that vary with the supplier. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science.

Other cyclohexane -based alcohols can also be used. Journal of the Chemical Society, Transactions. It is also produced as a byproduct ca. Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Food and Chemical Toxicology. Classified as a saturated higher alicyclic primary alcohol. Languages Deutsch Edit links. International Mtehanol on Chemical Safety.


Cyclohexanemethanol or cyclohexylmethanolCHM, CASanother closely related compound, which differs only in lacking a methyl substituent, has been found as a methylcyclohexanne occurring fusel alcohol in mango wine at concentrations of 1.

It has been patented for use in air fresheners. Canadian Journal of Research.

This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat The closely related compound cyclohexanedimethanol CAS exhibits low toxicity 3. Both cis and trans isomers methylcyclohexnae, depending methylcyclohezane the relative positions of the methyl CH 3 and hydroxymethyl CH 2 OH groups on the cyclohexane ring.

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.


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It is a colourless oil with a faint mint-like alcohol odor. It was first prepared in by Bouveault—Blanc reduction of a methylcyclohexanecarboxylate ester. Retrieved 18 January Other names 1- hydroxymethyl methylcyclohexane 4-methylcyclohexylcarbinol MCHM hexahydro- p -tolyl-carbinol archaic.

Views Read Edit View history. Refractive index n D. 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.


Reliable information on health and safety of this compound is limited. Epimeric alcohols of the cyclohexane series. Journal of the Chemical Society Resumed: Retrieved from ” https: A WHO study concluded that p -menthanol was of “no safety concern” for human consumption at high levels of 2.

4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol – Wikipedia

Retrieved 12 June The solubility of 1-octanol in water is 2. US Patent Application No. MCHM has the advantage of being less toxic than previous frothing agents containing 2-ethylhexanol. However, a longer-term six-week repetition of that test as a sensitization study failed to produce any reactions.

Retrieved 19 January 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 agent, sometimes listed under the synonym p -menthanol, and was the subject of a review article on its toxicological and dermatological properties in

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