What is 4-isopropyltoluene?

4-Isopropyltoluene, also known as P-cymene, is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant odor. Floats on water.


4-isopropyltoluene has been used as thinner for lacquers and varnishes usually with other solvents and aromatic hydrocarbons.

Sources & Potential Exposure

Air cleaners and anti-odor agents, air purifiers, air conditioners, air filters, general air care products. Laundry products (such as cleaning/washing agents), or laundry facilities (dry cleaning agents).
Inhalation causes impairment of coordination, headache. Contact with liquid causes mild irritation of eyes and skin. Ingestion causes irritation of mouth and stomach.

Federal Regulations

EPA: Not evaluated. IARC: Not evaluated. NTP: Not evaluated.

REGENESIS Treatment Products – 4-ispropyltoluene