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Substance Name: Metacresol [USP:BAN]
RN: 108-39-4
UNII: GGO4Y809LO
InChIKey: RLSSMJSEOOYNOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H8-O

Molecular Weight

  • 108.1392
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Antifungal
  • Antifungal (Veterinary)
  • Antiseptic (Topical)
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 100 lb
  • TWA (2 ppm); Skin; BEI
  • TWA 5 mg/m3 (22 ppm); skin;

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 3-Cresol
  • 3-Methylphenol
  • m-Cresol
  • Metacresol [USP:BAN]
  • Phenol, 3-methyl-

Synonyms

  • 1-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzene
  • 1-Methyl-3-hydroxybenzene
  • 3-Cresol
  • 3-Hydroxytoluene
  • 3-Methylphenol
  • AI3-00136
  • Bacticin
  • Caswell No. 261A
  • CCRIS 645
  • Celcure Dry Mix (chemicals for wood preserving)
  • EC 203-577-9
  • EINECS 203-577-9
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 022102
  • FEMA No. 3530
  • FEMA Number 2337
  • Franklin Cresolis
  • Gallex
  • HSDB 1815
  • m-Cresol
  • m-Cresylic acid
  • m-Hydroxytoluene
  • m-Kresol
  • m-Kresol [German]
  • m-Methylphenol
  • m-Oxytoluene
  • m-Toluol
  • meta-Cresol
  • Metacresol
  • NSC 8768
  • RCRA waste number U052
  • Rover's Dog Shampoo
  • UNII-GGO4Y809LO

Systematic Names

  • m-Cresol
  • Phenol, 3-methyl-

Superlist Names

  • 1-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzene
  • 3-Methylphenol
  • Cresol, all isomers
  • Cresol, m-
  • Cresol, m-isomer
  • m-Cresol
  • m-Cresol [UN2076] [Poison, Corrosive]
  • m-Cresylic acid
  • Phenol, 3-methyl-
  • UN2076

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 108-39-4

FDA UNII

  • GGO4Y809LO

Related Registry Number

  • 3019-89-4 (hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000108394

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H8O/c1-6-3-2-4-7(8)5-6/h2-5,8H,1H3

InChIKey

RLSSMJSEOOYNOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1c(cccc1O)C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo subcutaneous 180mg/kg (180mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
dog LDLo intravenous 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 5, Pg. 56, 1959.
frog LDLo subcutaneous 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1361, 1935.
guinea pig LDLo intraperitoneal 100mg/kg (100mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1361, 1935.
guinea pig LDLo subcutaneous 300mg/kg (300mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 5, Pg. 56, 1959.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 168mg/kg (168mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 5, Pg. 56, 1959.
mouse LD50 oral 828mg/kg (828mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 18(2), Pg. 58, 1974.
mouse LD50 unreported 600mg/kg (600mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'naya Patologiya v Estonskoi SSR. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Pathology in the Estonian SSR. Vol. 8, Pg. 145, 1972.
mouse LDLo subcutaneous 450mg/kg (450mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1361, 1935.
rabbit LD50 skin 2050mg/kg (2050mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF SALIVARY GLANDS

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: LACRIMATION: EYE
BIOFAX Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories, Inc., Data Sheets. Vol. 3-5/1969,
rabbit LDLo intravenous 280mg/kg (280mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
rabbit LDLo oral 1400mg/kg (1400mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1361, 1935.
rat LC50 inhalation > 710mg/m3/1H (710mg/m3)   BIOFAX Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories, Inc., Data Sheets. Vol. 3-5/1969,
rat LD50 oral 242mg/kg (242mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: PERITONITIS

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
BIOFAX Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories, Inc., Data Sheets. Vol. 3-5/1969,
rat LD50 skin 1100mg/kg (1100mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 18(2), Pg. 58, 1974.
rat LDLo subcutaneous 900mg/kg (900mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 5, Pg. 56, 1959.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 11.8 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 202.2 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 10.09 (none) 25 EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.96 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 2.27E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 0.11 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 8.56E-07 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.40E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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