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naphthol

 [naf´thol]
a phenol occurring in coal tar in two forms: α- or 1-naphthol and β- or 2-naphthol. It is used in dyes, insecticides, and pharmaceutical compounds. If excessive amounts are ingested, poisoning may result, characterized by anemia, jaundice, convulsions, and coma.

naph·thol

(naf'thol),
A hydroxynaphthalene, occurring in two forms: α-naphthol, a dye intermediate used in cytochemistry for l-arginine localization; and β-naphthol, also known as isonaphthol, used as an anthelmintic and antiseptic. Both forms are also used in the manufacture of dyes, organic chemicals, and rubber products.
Synonym(s): naphthalenol

naphthol

Toxicology A white crystalline phenol derivative intermediate in the synthesis of multiple compounds including pharmaceuticals Toxicity Abdominal pain, glomerulonephritis, convulsions, circulatory collapse, skin pigmentation

naphthol

a phenol occurring in coal tar: α-naphthol (1-hydroxynaphthalene) or β-naphthol (2-hydroxynaphthalene). It has antiseptic properties and is used in compound form as a skin antiseptic.
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We found good adhesive durability only on the system with 2-naphthol.
Tensile strength, elongation, and modulus of the cured sheets with phenanthrene, 2-naphthol, and quinoline of model coal tar components are presented in Table 5.
However, the curing time of the system with 2-naphthol was longer than the others.
i]) [ln(ng/L)] is the natural logarithm of either the ith worker's urinary 1-naphthol or urinary 2-naphthol level; [X.
The measured dermal, breathing-zone, and breath naphthalene levels, as well as urinary 1- and 2-naphthol levels, for the 85 USAF fuel-cell maintenance workers are described in Table 1.
8]]naphthalene ([greater than or equal to] 98 atom% D), 1-naphthol ([greater than or equal to] 99%), 2-naphthol ([greater than or equal to] 99%), [[sup.
Urinary benzene, naphthalene, and 1- and 2-naphthol were measured in all postexposure samples (n = 323) and in about half of the preexposure samples (n = 152).