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Substance Name: Phenol [USP:JAN]
RN: 108-95-2
UNII: 339NCG44TV
InChIKey: ISWSIDIOOBJBQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An antiseptic and disinfectant aromatic alcohol.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H6-O

Molecular Weight

  • 94.1124
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Disinfectants
  • Germicide, Bactericide, Disinfectant
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Preservative)
  • Pharmaceutical Solutions
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Sclerosing Solutions
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 182
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 179
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1000 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 500/10000 lb
  • TWA 5 ppm (19 mg/m3); skin
  • TWA(5 ppm); skin; Not classifiable as a human carcinogen; BEI

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Carbolic acid
  • Liquid phenol
  • Phenol
  • Phenol [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Phenol

Synonyms

  • Acide carbolique
  • Acide carbolique [French]
  • AI3-01814
  • Baker's P & S liquid & Ointment
  • Baker's P and S Liquid and Ointment
  • Benzenol
  • Carbolic acid
  • Carbolsaure
  • Carbolsaure [German]
  • Caswell No. 649
  • CCRIS 504
  • EC 203-632-7
  • EINECS 203-632-7
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 064001
  • FEMA No. 3223
  • Fenol
  • Fenol [Dutch, Polish]
  • Fenolo
  • Fenolo [Italian]
  • HSDB 113
  • Hydroxybenzene
  • Izal
  • Monohydroxybenzene
  • Monophenol
  • NCI-C50124
  • NSC 36808
  • Oxybenzene
  • Paoscle
  • Phenic acid
  • Phenol
  • Phenol alcohol
  • Phenol, liquefied
  • Phenole
  • Phenole [German]
  • Phenyl alcohol
  • Phenyl hydrate
  • Phenyl hydroxide
  • Phenylic acid
  • Phenylic alcohol
  • PhOH
  • RCRA waste number U188
  • UN 1671 (solid)
  • UN 2312 (molten)
  • Un 2812 (solution)
  • UNII-339NCG44TV

Systematic Names

  • Phenol
  • Phenol, pure

Superlist Names

  • Benzene, hydroxy-
  • Carbolic oil
  • Phenol
  • Phenol (or solutions with 5% or more phenol)
  • Phenol solutions
  • Phenol solutions [UN2821] [Poison]
  • Phenol, molten
  • Phenol, molten [UN2312] [Poison]
  • Phenol, solid
  • Phenol, solid [UN1671] [Poison]
  • RCRA waste no. U188
  • UN1671
  • UN2312
  • UN2821

Mixture Names

  • Campho-Phenique Cold Sore Gel
  • Campho-Phenique Gel
  • Campho-Phenique Liquid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 108-95-2

FDA UNII

  • 339NCG44TV

Other Registry Numbers

  • 14534-23-7
  • 50356-25-7
  • 8002-07-1

Related Registry Number

  • 139-02-6 (hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000108952

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H6O/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5,7H

InChIKey

ISWSIDIOOBJBQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(ccccc1)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo oral 80mg/kg (80mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1319, 1935.
cat LDLo subcutaneous 80mg/kg (80mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
cat LDLo unreported 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   Revue Medicale de la Suisse Romande. Vol. 15, Pg. 561, 1895.
dog LDLo oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1319, 1935.
dog LDLo unreported 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   Revue Medicale de la Suisse Romande. Vol. 15, Pg. 561, 1895.
frog LDLo parenteral 290mg/kg (290mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 166, Pg. 437, 1932.
frog LDLo subcutaneous 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1319, 1935.
frog LDLo subcutaneous 290mg/kg (290mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 1, Pg. 228, 1955.
guinea pig LDLo intraperitoneal 300mg/kg (300mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 1, Pg. 228, 1955.
guinea pig LDLo subcutaneous 450mg/kg (450mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 1, Pg. 228, 1955.
human LDLo oral 140mg/kg (140mg/kg) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): SWEATING: OTHER

BEHAVIORAL: "HALLUCINATIONS, DISTORTED PERCEPTIONS"
"Practical Toxicology of Plastics," Lefaux, R., Cleveland, OH, Chemical Rubber Co., 1968Vol. -, Pg. 329, 1968.
human LDLo oral 14gm/kg (14000mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 463, 1969.
infant LDLo oral 10mg/kg (10mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 463, 1969.
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 32(10), Pg. 25, 1988.
man TDLo unreported 5714ug/kg (5.714mg/kg) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER CHANGES: OLFACTION Veterinary and Human Toxicology. Vol. 41, Pg. 151, 1999.
mouse LC50 inhalation 177mg/m3 (177mg/m3)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 41(6), Pg. 103, 1976.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 180mg/kg (180mg/kg)   Pharmacologist. Vol. 10, Pg. 172, 1968.
mouse LD50 intravenous 112mg/kg (112mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR Quarterly Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology. Vol. 12, Pg. 212, 1939.
mouse LD50 oral 270mg/kg (270mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 38(8), Pg. 6, 1973.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 344mg/kg (344mg/kg)   Industrial Health. Vol. 5, Pg. 143, 1967.
rabbit LD50 skin 630mg/kg (630mg/kg)   Union Carbide Data Sheet. Vol. 1/6/1966,
rabbit LDLo intraperitoneal 620mg/kg (620mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 180mg/kg (180mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
rabbit LDLo oral 420mg/kg (420mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 620mg/kg (620mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 80, Pg. 233, 1944.
rabbit LDLo unreported 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   Revue Medicale de la Suisse Romande. Vol. 15, Pg. 561, 1895.
rat LC50 inhalation 316mg/m3 (316mg/m3)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 41(6), Pg. 103, 1976.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 127mg/kg (127mg/kg)   Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 22, Pg. 665, 1984.
rat LD50 oral 317mg/kg (317mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Vol. 32, Pg. 592, 1935.
rat LD50 skin 669mg/kg (669mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: HEMATURIA

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): CUTANEOUS SENSITIZATION (EXPERIMENTAL): AFTER TOPICAL EXPOSURE

BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR
British Journal of Industrial Medicine. Vol. 27, Pg. 155, 1970.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 460mg/kg (460mg/kg)   Toho Igakkai Zasshi. Journal of Medical Society of Toho University. Vol. 10, Pg. 1, 1963.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 40.9 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 181.8 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 9.994 (none) 25 EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.46 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 8.28E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 0.35 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.33E-07 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.63E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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