Agent Name

Phenothiazine

CAS Number

92-84-2

Formula

C12-H9-N-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Dibenzothiazine; Fenothiazine; Thiodiphenylamine; [NIOSH]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Description

Grayish-green to greenish-yellow solid; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used to manufacture veterinary antihelmintics and other pharmaceuticals; [Merck Index, #7252]

Comments

A cause of photoallergic contact dermatitis; [ICSC] Phenothiazine may cause liver injury when taken by mouth as a drug. [ACGIH]

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3

Reference Link

ICSC: Phenothiazine

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoallergic

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