Agent Name

4-Isopropylphenol

CAS Number

99-89-8

Formula

C9-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Hydroxy-4-isopropylbenzene; 4-(1-Methylethyl)phenol; Australol; Phenol, 4-(1-methylethyl)-; Prodox 133; p-Cumenol; p-Isopropylphenol; Phenol, p-isopropyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2430

Category

Phenols

Description

Light yellow crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex) and dyspnea in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 250 mg/kg); [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause sensitization and corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "p-tert-Butylphenol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alkyl phenols, solid, n.o.s. (including C2-C12 homologues)."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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