Agent Name

Trichlorophenol

CAS Number

25167-82-2

Formula

C6-H3-Cl3-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Phenol, trichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2020

Category

Chlorophenols

Description

Solid with a strong disinfectant odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as fungicide and bactericide; [HSDB] Used to make pesticides; [EPA OHM/TADS]

Comments

A skin, nose, and throat irritant; May cause swelling and injury to eyes; [CAMEO] See "2,4,6-Trichlorophenol." See "CHLOROPHENOLS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00246 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Other Poison

Uncoupler

Dermatotoxin

Chloracne

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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