Agent Name

p-Cumylphenol

CAS Number

599-64-4

Formula

C15-H16-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

2-Phenyl-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane; 2-Phenyl-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)propane; 4-(1-Methyl-1-phenethyl)phenol; 4-(1-Methyl-1-phenylethyl)phenol; 4-(alpha,alpha-Dimethylbenzyl)phenol; 4-(Dimethylphenylmethyl)phenol; 4-Hydroxydiphenyldimethylmethane; p-(alpha,alpha-Dimethylbenzyl)phenol; p-(alpha-Cumenyl)phenol; p-Cumyl phenol; Phenol, 4-(1-methyl-1-phenethyl)- (9CI); Phenol, 4-(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl)-; Phenol, p-(alpha,alpha-dimethylbenzyl)-; [ChemIDplus] p-(alpha-Cumyl) phenol; 4-Cumylphenol; [HSDB]

Category

Epoxy Resins

Description

White to tan solid; [HSDB] Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make resins, insecticides, lubricants, polycarbonates, and surfactants; [HSDB] Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause serious eye injury; Harmful by ingestion; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Bisphenol A."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.5E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo0 (rat) = 72 mg/m3

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