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Substance Name: Coal Tar [USAN]
RN: 8007-45-2
UNII: R533ESO2EC

Notes

  • A by-product of the destructive distillation of coal used as a topical antieczematic. It is an antipruritic and keratoplastic agent used also in the treatment of psoriasis and other skin conditions. Occupational exposure to soots, tars, and certain mineral oils is known to be carcinogenic according to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985) (Merck Index, 11th ed).
  • TSCA Definition 2017: The by-product from the destructive distillation of coal. Almost black semisolid. A complex combination of aromatic hydrocarbons, phenolic compounds, nitrogen bases and thiophene.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Eczematic (Topical)
  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Keratolytic Agents
  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • TSCA Flag S (Substance is Identified in a Proposed or Final SNUR (Significant New Use Rule) under TSCA)
  • TSCA UVCB
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 118
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 115
  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Coal Tar [USAN]

Name of Substance

  • Coal tar
  • Coal Tar [USAN]
  • Coal tar [USP]

MeSH Heading

  • Coal tar

Synonyms

  • AquaTar
  • Carbo-cort
  • Caswell No. 223
  • CCRIS 8631
  • Coal tar
  • Coal tar extract
  • Coal tar ointment
  • Coal tar solution USP
  • Coal tars
  • Coke-oven tar
  • Coking tar
  • Crude coal tar
  • EINECS 232-361-7
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 022003
  • Estar (skin treatment)
  • Fototar
  • HSDB 5050
  • Impervotar
  • Ionil-T
  • Ionil-T-Plus
  • KC 261
  • Lavatar
  • Picis carbonis
  • Pixalbol
  • Polytar bath
  • RT 7
  • RT 7 (coal tar)
  • Tar, coal
  • Tar, coal, colorless purified
  • Tar, coal, purified colorless
  • Tar, coking
  • Tarcron 180
  • Tarcron 180L
  • Tarcron 230
  • UNII-R533ESO2EC
  • Vanseb-T
  • Zetar

Systematic Names

  • Coal tar
  • Tar, coal

Superlist Names

  • Coal tar
  • Coal tar pitch volatiles
  • Coal tar [Soots, tars, and mineral oils]
  • Coal tars
  • Coal-tars
  • Tar
  • Tar, coal

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8007-45-2

FDA UNII

  • R533ESO2EC

Other Registry Numbers

  • 8050-41-7
  • 8050-43-9
  • 8055-92-3

System Generated Number

  • 0008007452