Agent Name

4-Fluorophenol

CAS Number

371-41-5

Formula

C6-H5-F-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phenol, 4-fluoro-; Phenol, p-fluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2923

Category

Phenols

Description

White crystalline solid with an odor like phenol; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 312 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenol." See "p-Iodoophenol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.19 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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