Agent Name

3,4-Dichlorophenol

CAS Number

95-77-2

Formula

C6-H4-Cl2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4,5-Dichlorophenol; Phenol, 3,4-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] 3,4-DCP; [CAMEO] UN2020

Category

Chlorophenols

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Yellow solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate for 2-Chloro-1,4-dihydroxyanthraquinone and 2,3,4-Trichlorophenol; [HSDB]

Comments

Adverse effects may include skin burns, methemoglobinemia, liver injury, kidney injury, and convulsions; [CAMEO] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [MSDSonline] See "CHLOROPHENOLS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorophenols, solid."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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