Agent Name

2-Nitro-4-cresol

CAS Number

119-33-5

Formula

C7-H7-N-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Nitro-4-methylphenol; 2-Nitro-p-cresol; 4-Hydroxy-3-nitrotoluene; o-Nitro-p-cresol; p-Cresol, 2-nitro-; Phenol, 4-methyl-2-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] 1-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2-nitrobenzene; 4-Methyl-2-nitrophenol; MNPC; [EPA OHM/TADS]

Category

Nitrophenols

Description

Colorless solid; [EPA OHM/TADS] Yellow solid with a phenolic odor; mp = 32-35 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Corrosive to skin and mucous membranes: May cause kidney and liver injury; [EPA OHM/TADS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Nitrophenol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000632 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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