Synonyms: "carbolic acid", "hydroxybenzene", "phenic acid", "oxybenzene", "phenylic acid", "benzenol", "phenyl hydrate", "monophenol", "phenylic alcohol"

Source: phenol is used to make synthetic resins, dyes, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, synthetic tanning agents, perfumes, lubricating oils and solvents.


IUPAC Name: phenol
CAS Number: 108-95-2
PubChem ID: 996
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C(C=C1)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C6H6O
Molecular Weight: 94,1112

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 1
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 7


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Toxicological Information

ACToR (Aggregated Computational Toxicology Resource)

HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank)

CCRIS (Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System)


CTD (Comparative Toxicogenomics Database)

IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System)

ITER (International Toxicity Estimates for Risk)

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Bhattacharya T, Bhattacharya S, Ray AK, Dey S. 1989. Influence of industrial pollutants on thyroid function in Channa punctatus (Bloch). Indian J Exp Biol 27(1):65-68.
De SN, Bhattacharya S. 1976. Effect of some industrial pollutants on fish thyroid peroxidase activity and role of cytochrome C thereon. Indian J Exp Biol 14(5):561-563.

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