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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Xylenol

RTECS #

ZE5425000

CAS #

1300-71-6

Updated

August 2003

Molecular Weight

122.18

Molecular Formula

C8H10O

Synonyms

Dimethylphenol
Phenol, dimethyl-
Stericol
Xilenoli (Italian)
Xylenolen (Dutch)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/man lowest published lethal dose: 5 gm/kgCardiac: Pericarditis

Vascular: BP lowering not characterized in autonomic section

Gastrointestinal: Nausea or vomiting
PGMJAO 62,411,1986

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESCancelledRBREV* -,345,1998

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 84576; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 551; Number of Occupations 3; Total Number of Employees Exposed 7786
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84576; Number of Industries 18; Total Number of Facilities 682; Number of Occupations 27; Total Number of Employees Exposed 28358

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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