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2,4-Dimethylphenol Quickview (CASRN 105-67-9)

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Status of Data for 2,4-Dimethylphenol

File First On-Line: 11/01/1990; Last Significant Revision: 11/01/1990

Category (section)
Last Revised
Oral RfD Assessment Yes 11/01/1990
Inhalation RfC Assessment No
Carcinogenicity Assessment No
  • 105-67-9
  • Phenol, 2,4-dimethyl-
  • Caswell No. 907A
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 086804
  • HSDB 4253
  • m-Xylenol
  • NSC 3829
  • RCRA Waste Number u101
  • 1-Hydroxy-2,4-dimethylbenzene
  • 2,4-Xylenol
  • 4-Hydroxy-1,3-dimethylbenzene
  • more...
2,4-Dimethylphenol Source Documents
Revision History
Date Section Description
04/01/1997 III., IV., V. Drinking Water Health Advisories, EPA Regulatory Actions, and Supplementary Data were removed from IRIS on or before April 1997. IRIS users were directed to the appriopriate EPA Program Offices for this information.
Chronic Health Hazard Assessments for Noncarcinogenic Effects

Reference Dose for Chronic Oral Exposure (RfD)

Critical Effect
Point of Departure*
Clinical signs (lethargy, prostration, and ataxia) and hematological changes NOAEL : 5.0 x101 mg/kg-day 3000 2 x10-2 mg/kg-day

* The Point of Departure listed serves as a basis from which the Oral RfD was derived. See Discussion of Conversion Factors and Assumptions for more details.

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Reference Concentration for Chronic Inhalation Exposure (RfC)

Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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Carcinogenicity Assessment for Lifetime Exposure

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Oral Exposure

  • Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

Quantitative Estimate of Carcinogenic Risk from Inhalation Exposure

  • Not Assessed under the IRIS Program.

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