Agent Name

2-Amino-4-methylphenol

CAS Number

95-84-1

Formula

C7-H9-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Amino-p-cresol; 2-Hydroxy-5-methylaniline; 3-Amino-4-hydroxytoluene; 4-Methyl-2-aminophenol; 5-Methyl-2-hydroxyaniline; 6-Hydroxy-m-toluidine; p-Cresol, 2-amino- (8CI); Phenol, 2-amino-4-methyl-; [ChemIDplus] 1-Amino-2-hydroxy-5-methylbenzene; 1-Hydroxy-2-amino-4-methylbenzene; [CAMEO]

Category

Amino Phenols

Description

Brown solid; [CAMEO] Dark brown crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate for organic chemicals and dyes; [NTP]

Comments

A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00308 mm Hg

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