Agent Name

p-Benzylphenol

CAS Number

101-53-1

Formula

C13-H12-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-(Phenylmethyl)phenol; 4-Benzylphenol; 4-Hydroxydiphenylmethane; 4-Hydroxyditane; alpha-Phenyl-p-cresol; Fesiasept; p-Hydroxydiphenyl methane; p-Hydroxydiphenylmethane; p-Cresol, alpha-phenyl- (8CI); Phenol, 4-(phenylmethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] (4-Hydroxydiphenyl)methane; [Merck Index] 1-(Phenyl)-1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)methane; [RTECS]

Category

Phenols

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Metabolite of diphenylmethane." [ChemIDplus] Used as a germicide, antiseptic, and preservative, and in organic syntheses; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Diphenylmethane."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.85E-5 mm Hg

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