2,4,6-Triiodophenol is used as an iodinated disinfection by product formed during chlorination of sewage effluents. It is also used as a potent thyroid disrupting chemical and to investigate deiodinase.
Oba, Y.; Futagami, T.; Amachi, S. Enrichment of a microbial consortium capable of reductive deiodination of 2,4,6-triiodophenol. J. Biosci. Bioeng. 2014, 117 (3), 310-317.
Vikesland, P. J.; Fiss, E. M.; Wigginton, K. R.; McNeill, K.; Arnold, W. A. Halogenation of Bisphenol-A, Triclosan, and Phenols in Chlorinated Waters Containing Iodide. Environ. Sci. Technol.2013, 47 (13), 6764-6772.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.