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3,5 - Xylenol

RTECS #: ZE6475000

CAS #: 108-68-9


UPDATE: November 2003 MW: 122.18 MF: C8H10O


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA:
  3. REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA:
  4. TUMORIGENIC DATA:
  5. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  6. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  7. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  8. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. 1,3,5 - Xylenol
  2. 3,5 - Dimethylphenol
  1. 4,4' - Methylenediphenyl diisocyanate
  2. Phenol, 3,5 - dimethyl - (9CI)


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
eye
rabbit
250 g severe AJOPAA 29,1363,1946


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 9 mg/m3/6 hour (6-15 day pregnant) Reproductive: Other effects on female NTIS** OTS0557594


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
skin
mouse
lowest published toxic dose: 4,000 mg/kg/20 week- intermittent Tumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Skin and Appendages: Tumors
CNREA8 19,413,1959


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
rat
lethal concentration : >4 mg/m3 N/R GTPZAB 23(10),52,1979
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 4 mg/m3 Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Structural or functional change in trachea or bronchi VCVGK* -,204,1994
intraperitoneal
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 156 mg/kg N/R JMCMAR 18,868,1975
oral
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 477 mg/kg Behavioral: Ataxia

Behavioral: Muscle contraction or spasticity

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
HYSAAV 33(7-9),329,1968
oral
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 477,000 mg/m3 N/R VCVGK* -,205,1994
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 608 mg/kg N/R GTPPAF 8,145,1972
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 608,000 mg/m3 N/R VCVGK* -,205,1994
oral
rabbit
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,313 mg/kg Behavioral: Ataxia

Behavioral: Muscle contraction or spasticity

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
HYSAAV 33(7-9),329,1968
oral
rabbit
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,313,000 mg/m3 N/R VCVGK* -,205,1994


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X1583;
Number of Industries 2;
Total Number of Facilities 61;
Number of Occupations 2;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 136;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 56


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used as antioxidant, solvent, plasticizer, wetting agent and in pharmaceuticals
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

AJOPAA American Journal of Ophthalmology. (Ophthalmic Pub. Co., 435 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1415, Chicago, IL 60611) Series 3: V.1- 1918-
CNREA8 Cancer Research. (Public Ledger Building, Suit 816, 6th & Chestnut Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19106) V.1- 1941-
GTPPAF Gigiena Truda i Professional'naya Patologiya v Estonskoi SSR. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Pathology in the Estonian SSR. (Institut Eksperimental'noi i Klinicheskoi Meditsiny Ministerstva Zdravookhraneniya Estonskoi SSR, Tallinn, USSR) V.8- 1972-
GTPZAB Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.1-36, 1957-1992. For publisher information, see MTPEEI
HYSAAV Hygiene and Sanitation (USSR). English translation of GISAAA. (Springfield, VA) 1964-71. Discontinued.
JMCMAR Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. (American Chemical Soc., Distribution Office Dept. 223, POB POB 57136, West End Stn., Washington, DC 20037) V.6- 1963-
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.
VCVGK* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva, galogen I kislorod sodergashie organicheskie soedinenia". (Hazardous substances. Galogen and oxygen containing substances), Bandman A.L. et al., Chimia, 1994.

Used as antioxidant, solvent, plasticizer, wetting agent and in pharmaceuticals

NIOSH PROFILE (XYLENOLS), SRC, 3/81

RTECS Compound Description:
   Tumorigen
   Reproductive Effector
   Primary Irritant

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