1-Hydroxy-2-methyl-5-isopropylbenzene; 1-Methyl-2-hydroxy-4-isopropylbenzene; 2-Hydroxy-p-cymene; 2-Methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)phenol; 2-Methyl-5-isopropylphenol; 2-p-Cymenol; 3-Isopropyl-6-methylphenol; 5-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol; 5-Isopropyl-o-cresol; 6-Methyl-3-isopropylphenol; Antioxine; Cymene-2-ol, p-; Isopropyl-o-cresol; Karvakrol; Phenol, 2-methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)-; Phenol, 3-isopropyl-6-methyl-; Phenol, 5-isopropyl-2-methyl-; o-Cresol, 5-isopropyl-; p-Cymen-2-ol; p-Cymene, 2-hydroxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN3265
Plant Oils and Extracts
Thick colorless liquid; [Hawley] Clear, deep yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]
Found in oil of origanum, thyme, marjoram, and summer savory; Used as a disinfectant, fungicide, and anthelmintic (nematodes); Also used in organic syntheses and in perfumes and flavorings; [Hawley] Origanum oil is about 60% carvacrol; [HSDB]
Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] Causes severe irritation on rabbit skin; Causes somnolence and convulsions at lethal doses; [RTECS] Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA]
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."
Other CNS neurotoxin
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: