National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88077

Testing Status of 3,5-Dimethyl phenol - M88077

 

CASRN: 108-68-9

Formula: C8-H10-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Hydroxy-3,5-dimethylbenzene

Known Uses

Disinfectants, solvents, pharmaceuticals, insecticides, fungicides, plasticizers, occurs in coal tar. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (082062)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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