66-27-3 Methyl methanesulfonate

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CAS 66-27-3 -

CAS Number:  66-27-3

Chemical Name:  Methyl methanesulfonate

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  State's Qualified Experts (SQE)

Date Listed:  1-Apr-88

NSRL (No Significant Risk Level) or MADL (Maximum Allowable Dose Level):  7 µg/day

Where a source or product results in exposures by multiple routes, the total exposure must be considered. For example, the MADL for benzene is exceeded when the absorbed dose exceeds 24 µg/day. If only inhalation and oral exposure occurs, the benzene MADL is exceeded when: (oral dose ÷ 24 µg/day) + (inhalation dose ÷ 49 µg/day) > 1.0.

View risk assessment documentation for Methyl methanesulfonate related to these safe harbor levels (PDF)

Chemical Formula:  C2H6O3S

Synonyms:  Methyl methanesulfonate;MMS;as-Dimethyl sulphite;CB 1540;FDA 0092;Methyl ester of methanesulfonic acid;Methyl mesylate;Methyl methansulfonate;Methylmethansulfonat;NSC-50256;Methanesulphonic acid methyl ester;Methylester kyseliny methansulfonove;Methyl ester of methanesulphonic acid;Methyl methanesulphonate;Methyl methansulphonate

Use:  insect attractant and repellent, experimentally used

Appearance:  colourless liquid

Melting Point:  20 C

Boiling Point:  202 - 203 C

Flash Point:  104 C

Water Solubility:  substantial

Stability:  Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases.

Molecular Weight:  110.133

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