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Substance Name: Coal tar creosote
RN: 8001-58-9
UNII: KOY0V755L3

Note

  • TSCA Definition 2018: The distillate of coal tar produced by the high temperature carbonization of bituminous coal. It consists primarily of aromatic hydrocarbons, tar acids and tar bases.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • TSCA UVCB
  • Tumor Data
  • Unspecified / Unclassified Pesticide

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 23
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 23
  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2A
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Coal tar creosote
  • Creosote, coal tar

Synonyms

  • AWPA #1
  • Brick oil
  • Caswell No. 225
  • CCRIS 6005
  • Coal tar creosote
  • Coal tar creosote oils
  • Coal tar oil
  • Creosote
  • Creosote P1
  • Creosote, from coal tar
  • Creosotum
  • Cresylic creosote
  • EINECS 232-287-5
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 025004
  • Heavy oil
  • HSDB 6299
  • Liquid pitch oil
  • Naphthalene oil
  • Petroleum creosote
  • Preserv-O-sote
  • RCRA waste number U051
  • Sakresote 100
  • UNII-KOY0V755L3
  • Wash oil

Systematic Names

  • Coal tar creosote
  • Creosote

Superlist Names

  • Coal tar creosote
  • Coal tars (during destructive distillation)
  • Creosote
  • Creosote (coal tar)
  • Creosote, coal tar
  • RCRA waste no. U051

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8001-58-9

FDA UNII

  • KOY0V755L3

System Generated Number

  • 0008001589

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 433mg/kg (433mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

BEHAVIORAL: COMA
Oyo Yakuri. Pharmacometrics. Vol. 21, Pg. 899, 1981.
rat LD50 oral 725mg/kg (725mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 6, Pg. 378, 1964.