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9.12.2019

Data bank of environmental properties of chemicals


Chemical
o-aminophenol
CAS-number :
95-55-6
 
Synonyms :
o-hydroxyaniline
 
Sumformula of the chemical :
C6H7NO
EINECS-number :
2024311
 
Molecular weight :
109.12
 
Water solubility, mg/l :
17000  at 0 °C
 
Melting point, °C :
172 
 
Log octanol/water coefficient, log Pow :
0.52  0.52 - 0.62
0.62 
 
Total degradation in soil :
Decomposition period by a soil microflora: 4 days
(Verschueren 1983).
 
LD50 values to birds in oral exposure, mg/kg :
1000  >1000, orl-Agelaius phoeniceus
1000  >1000, orl-Sturnus vulgaris
316  orl-Coturnix coturnix
316  orl-Passer domesticus
  Schafer et al. 1983
 
Other information of water organisms :
Algae: Chlorella pyrenoidosa: 47 mg/l: toxic
(Jones 1971).

References
676Jones, L.H., Jones, N.V. & Radlett, A.J. 1976. Some effects of salinity on the toxicity of copper to the polychaete Nereis diversicolor. Estuar. Coast. Mar. Sci. 4(1): 107-.
1743Schafer , E.W.Jr., Bowles, W.A.Jr., Hurlbut, J. 1983. The acute oral toxicity, repellency and hazard potential of 993 chemicals to one or more species of wild and domestic birds. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 12: 355 - 382.
1468Verschueren, K. 1983. Handbook of environmental data of organic chemicals. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. Inc., New York. 1310 s.

 
 
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