2,4,5-TCP; Collunosol; Dowicide 2; Nurelle; Preventol I; TCP; Phenol, 2,4,5-trichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2020
Colorless to gray solid with a strong odor of phenol; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as a fungicide, bactericide, and disinfectant (in cooling towers, paper and pulp mills, hide and leather processing, and veterinary medicine); Also used as a preservative (adhesives, synthetic textiles, rubber, wood, and paints) and adsorbent in microbial production of vitamin B12; Commercial production in Japan ceased in 1971; Dow ceased production in 1979, Vertac in 1983; [HSDB]
A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause kidney and liver injury; [ICSC] May cause corneal injury, seizures, liver and kidney injury, and hyperthermia; [CAMEO] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions or effect on seizure threshold; [MSDSonline] See "CHLOROPHENOLS."
0.008 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Chlorophenols, solid."
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: