Phenol sodium salt
Phenol sodium salt; Phenol sodium; Phenol, sodium salt (solid); Phenolate sodium; Sodium carbolate; Sodium phenate; Sodium phenoxide; [ChemIDplus] UN2905
Colorless solid; [Merck Index] White deliquescent solid; [Hawley] White to reddish deliquescent solid; [HSDB] Powder; [MSDSonline]
Used to make antiseptics and salicylic acid; Used therapeutically as local disinfectant, in sclerosing solutions, as a sympatholytic, and in solution as veterinary disinfectant and topical pesticide; [HSDB]
A strong skin and tissue irritant; [Hawley] Causes spastic paralysis and seizures in subcutaneous lethal-dose testing of mice; [RTECS] Forms corrosive solution in air--highly irritating to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] Toxic by ingestion; >4.8 grams is lethal dose; [HSDB] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and spastic paralysis; [MSDSonline] See "Phenol."
2.6E-08 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Phenolates, solid."
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect
Other CNS neurotoxin
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: