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Document ID (ISN)69361
CIS number 97-1273
ISBN(s) 3-7776-0761-4
Year 1997
Convention or series no. BUA Report 135
Author(s)
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) - Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals of Environmental Relevance (BUA)
Title 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol (p-Chloro-m-cresol)
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, P.O. Box 10 10 61, 70009 Stuttgart, Germany, 1997. xx, 151p. Bibl.ref. Price: DEM 87.00.
Abstract This report is a translation of a report finalized in December 1993. Main conclusions: cases of acute poisoning have been reported following oral uptake of 4-chloro-3-methylphenol (chlorocresol) in humans; animal studies indicate that the substance is absorbed through the gastrointestinal tract, lung and skin, and is corrosive to the eyes; chlorocresol is non-sensitizing in humans; laboratory studies give no indication of a mutagenic effect.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; ecotoxicology; toxicology; chlorocresol
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; acute poisoning; criteria document; legislation; translation; skin absorption
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Phenols and phenolic compounds
Alcohols