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p-Cresol is a starting material in the synthesis of bupranolol which is a non-selective beta blocker. It is also used in the production of antioxidants like butylated hydroxytoluene. Furthermore, it is used as an adhesive and a sealant in chemicals, dyes, intermediates, odor agents, plasticizers, plating agents and surface treating agents. It acts as an antioxidant and a disinfectant in pharmaceuticals.
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Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H314-H318
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P260u-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dusts or mists. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.