Substance Information

Creosote, wood

A complex combination of phenols obtained as a distillate from wood tar.

EC / List no.: 232-419-1

CAS no.: 8021-39-4

Mol. formula:

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GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance is toxic if swallowed, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, is toxic in contact with skin, is suspected of causing genetic defects, may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, is harmful if inhaled, is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye irritation, may cause an allergic skin reaction and causes skin irritation.

  • Ss

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

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