Agent Name

1-Phenyl-2-propanol

CAS Number

698-87-3

Formula

C9-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Hydroxy-1-phenylpropane; 2-Propanol, 1-phenyl-; alpha-Methyl-phenethyl alcohol; alpha-Methylbenzeneethanol; Benzyl methyl carbinol; 1-Phenylpropan-2-ol; Benzeneethanol, alpha-methyl-; Phenethyl alcohol, alpha-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes ataxia in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 520 mg/kg); [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2-Methyl-1-phenyl-2-propanol" and "2-Phenylisopropanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Combustible liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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Diseases

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