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Substance Name: Creosote oil
RN: 61789-28-4


  • TSCA Definition 2018: A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by the distillation of coal tar. It consists primarily of aromatic hydrocarbons and may contain appreciable quantities of tar acids and tar bases. It distills at the approximate range of to ( to

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

Classification Code


Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1
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Names and Synonyms


  • Absorption oils, creosote oil
  • Caswell No. 261
  • Creosote, oil
  • EC 263-047-8
  • EINECS 263-047-8
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 025003
  • Tar oils, creosote

Systematic Name

  • Creosote oil

Superlist Name

  • Creosote, oil

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 61789-28-4

System Generated Number

  • 0061789284