Agent Name

3-Phenoxybenzyl alcohol

CAS Number

13826-35-2

Formula

C13-H12-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(3-Phenoxyphenyl)methanol; 3-(Hydroxymethyl)diphenyl ether; 3-Phenoxybenzenemethanol; 3-Phenoxybenzylalcohol; m-Phenoxybenzyl alcohol; 3-Phenoxybenzylic alcohol; Benzenemethanol, 3-phenoxy-; Benzyl alcohol, m-phenoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Aromatic Compounds

Description

Colorless or light yellow liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; Causes muscle weakness and dermatitis in dermal lethal-dose studies of rabbits; Causes effects to transaminases in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; Causes other degenerative changes to brain in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes somnolence, ataxia, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Phenyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) = 2,000 mg/m3/1hr

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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