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EC number: 284-892-9
CAS number: 84989-04-8
The fraction of tar acid rich in 3- and 4-methylphenol, recovered by distillation of low-temperature coal tar crude tar acids.
o-Cresol, m-cresol and p-cresol are neither PBT nor vPvB
substances. Since tar acids, methylphenol fraction are expected to have
the same properties as the single cresol isomers they are judge neither
to exert PBT nor vPvB characteristics. Characterisation of emission
therefore is not necessary.
The relevant PBT (persistent,
bioaccumulative, toxic) criteria according to the REACH regulation and
the corresponding properties of the cresols are compiled in the attached
Because the substance does not fulfill the PBT and vPvB criteria, no
emission characterization needs to be performed.
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