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Substance Name: 5-Amino-o-cresol
RN: 2835-95-2
UNII: UBB8XEB10B
InChIKey: DBFYESDCPWWCHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An ingredient in oxidative hair coloring products.

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H9-N-O

Molecular Weight

  • 123.154
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 4-Amino-2-hydroxy-1-methylbenzene
  • 4-Amino-2-hydroxytoluene
  • 5-Amino-2-methylphenol
  • 5-Amino-o-cresol
  • Phenol, 5-amino-2-methyl-

Synonyms

  • 2-Hydroxy-p-toluidine
  • 3-Amino-6-methylphenol
  • 3-Hydroxy-4-methylaniline
  • 4-13-00-01666 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 4-Amino-2-hydroxytoluene
  • 5-Amino-2-methylphenol
  • 5-Amino-o-cresol
  • 6-Methyl-3-aminophenol
  • BRN 2802317
  • CCRIS 4582
  • EINECS 220-618-6
  • HSDB 7152
  • UNII-UBB8XEB10B

Systematic Names

  • 3-Amino-6-methylphenol
  • 5-Amino-o-cresol
  • Phenol, 5-amino-2-methyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2835-95-2

FDA UNII

  • UBB8XEB10B

System Generated Number

  • 0002835952

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H9NO/c1-5-2-3-6(8)4-7(5)9/h2-4,9H,8H2,1H3

InChIKey

DBFYESDCPWWCHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(c(ccc(c1)N)C)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
bird - domestic LD50 oral 562mg/kg (562mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 355, 1983.
quail LD50 oral 750mg/kg (750mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 12, Pg. 355, 1983.
rabbit LD skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Journal of the American College of Toxicology. Vol. 8(4), Pg. 569, 1989.
rat LD50 oral 3600mg/kg (3600mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 15, Pg. 607, 1977.