Agent Name

p-Bromophenol

CAS Number

106-41-2

Formula

C6-H5-Br-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

p-Bromohydroxybenzene; p-Bromophenic acid; 4-Bromophenol; Phenol, 4-bromo-; Phenol, p-bromo-; [ChemIDplus] 4-BP; [INCHEM CICADS]

Category

Phenols

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Off-white crystalline powder with a phenolic odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a disinfectant; [Merck Index] Naturally occurs in the marine environment; [INCHEM CICADS]

Comments

No nephrotoxicity observed in rats; [INCHEM CICADS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by skin absorption; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "o-Bromophenol" and "4-Chlorophenol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

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