Agent Name

2-Chloro-4-phenylphenol

CAS Number

92-04-6

Formula

C12-H9-Cl-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Chloro-p-phenylphenol; 3-Chlor-4-hydroxybifenyl [Czech]; 3-Chloro-(1,1-biphenyl)-4-ol; 3-Chloro-4-biphenylol; 3-Chloro-4-hydroxybiphenyl; 3-Chloro-4-hydroxydiphenyl; 4-Phenyl-2-chlorophenol; Dowicide 4; Phenol, 2-chloro-4-phenyl-; Sanidril; o-Chloro-p-phenylphenol; (1,1'-Biphenyl)-4-ol, 3-chloro-; 3-Chlorobiphenyl-4-ol; 4-Biphenylol, 3-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Pale yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in antimicrobial and disinfectant products that are now cancelled for use in the US; [NPIRS]

Comments

A mild skin and severe eye irritant; [RTECS] An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; [Aldrich MSDS] See "o-Phenylphenol."

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