XYLENOL

UN Number: 2261 - CAS Number: 1300-71-6

Also known as: CRESYLIC ACID, DIMETHYLPHENOL
Information on chemical

Information on chemical

External resources

CAMEO Chemical Database
WISER Substance List

Description

UN number 2261
CAS number 1300-71-6

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid/Solid
Density (kg/m3)
1010 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 122.2
Boiling Point (°C) 212
Melting Point (°C) -0.571428571
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
100 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Ignition Temperature (°C) 599
Flash Point (°C) 80/95
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 1.4

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour light yellowish brown
Odour sweet tarry

Transportation data

Transport mode Bulk,Packaged
Package group II
Cargo group 21
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name phenols, cresols
IMO class 6.1

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 2 - ≥2 and <3
Bioaccumulation (A1) 2 - Low potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 1 - Slight
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately high
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) Fp - Persistent slick forming substance
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

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Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

Guide number: 153

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At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

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Decision trees

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