Toxic substances list: chloromethyl methyl ether

Chloromethyl methyl ether is a colourless liquid with an "irritating" odour (Verschueren, 1983). Information provided in response to a Notice published under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 indicates that chloromethyl methyl ether is not currently used or produced in Canada.

Verschueren, K., Handbook of Environmental Data on Organic Chemicals, 2nd Edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., Toronto, Ont. 1310 pp. (1983).

CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number: 107-30-2

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