Agent Name

3-Amino-p-cresol

CAS Number

2836-00-2

Formula

C7-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

3-Amino-4-methylphenol; Phenol, 3-amino-4-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 5-Hydroxy-o-toluidine; [NTP] 2-Amino-4-hydroxytoluene; [Apollo Scientific MSDS]

Category

Amino Phenols

Description

Solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for dyestuffs; [NTP]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [CAMEO] A local irritant; [NTP] An irritant; [Apollo Scientific MSDS] See "Cresol, all isomers" and "o-Toluidine."

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