Phenol, 5-amino-2-methyl

  • 5-Amino-o-cresol
  • 4-Amino-2-hydroxytoluene
  • 5-Amino-2-methylphenol
  • 3-Hydroxy-4-methylaniline
  • 2-Hydroxy-p-toluidine
  • 6-Methyl-3-aminophenol
Formula
C7H9NO
Structure
Description
Brown powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2835-95-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
220-618-6
RTECS
SJ6090000
RTECS class
Mutagen
UN (DOT)
2512
Beilstein/Gmelin
2802317
Beilstein Reference
4-13-00-01666
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H9NO
Formula mass
123.15
Melting point, °C
162
Boiling point, °C
259
Critical temperature
496
Critical pressure
52.8
Solubility in water
Soluble
pKa/pKb
10.36 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.33

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, acids, acetic anhydride, acid chlorides, carbon dioxide.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.
Hazards
Containers may explode when heated.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. May cause difficulty in swallowing, stomach distension, possible cerebral swelling and
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. May cause ulceration of nasal tissue, insomnia, nervous tremors with numb extremities, chemical pneumonia, shock, unconsciousness, and death.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. Exposure can produce pain, swelling, burns, and possible tissue destruction.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2512
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III