Agent Name

2-Ethoxyphenol

CAS Number

94-71-3

Formula

C8-H10-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Ethyloxyphenol; Catechol monoethyl ether; Guaethol; Guethol; o-Ethoxyphenol; Phenol, 2-ethoxy-; Phenol, o-ethoxy- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Phenols

Description

Liquid; mp = 20-25 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause serious eye injury and skin sensitization (positive murine Local Lymph Node Assay); [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Search for (94-71-3[EC/RN Number]) AND (allergic OR dermatitis OR sensitizer OR sensitization): no results; [PubMed]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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