Agent Name

3-Methyl-6-chlorophenol

CAS Number

615-74-7

Formula

C7-H7-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Chloro-5-methylphenol; 4-Chloro-3-hydroxytoluene; 5-Methyl-2-chlorophenol; 6-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 6-Chloro-m-cresol; Phenol, 2-chloro-5-methyl-; m-Cresol, 6-chloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3437; UN2669

Category

Chlorophenols

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Off-white solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "CHLOROPHENOLS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.04 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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