pentachlorophenol (PCP)

CAS Number
87-86-5
Name
pentachlorophenol (PCP)
SIN Groups
(Poly)halogenated aromatics
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Pentachlorophenol has shown to disrupt thyroid function and also to interfere with sex hormones, brain development and metabolism. It is categorized as an endocrine disruptor in the EU Commission Database.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2011 May
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Restriction list (annex XVII)
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Carc. 2
Acute Tox. 2 *
Acute Tox. 3 *
Acute Tox. 3 *
Eye Irrit. 2
STOT SE 3
Skin Irrit. 2
Aquatic Acute 1
Aquatic Chronic 1

Chemical information

Synonyms
PCP
EC number
201-778-6
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H351
H330
H311
H301
H319
H335
H315
H400
H410
(Bio)monitoring data
PCP is widespread in the environment and has repeatedly been measured in childrens blood.
Possible uses
Source: HSDB; BKH 2002
Wood, wood products, starches, dextrins, glues
Technical function of substances
Source: HSDB; BKH 2002
Fermentation inhibitor, preservative
87-86-5

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
KMG Interntational

KMG-BERNUTH, INC., 2901 3rd Street, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, 35401-1018, AL, , USA

Source: ECHA