Compound Groups

Compound groups are groups of chemicals that share structural or chemical features. In most cases, hazard lists will assign hazards to individual substances. Compound groups are useful because in some cases, lists will instead identify a group of structurally similar compounds (such as lead compounds) as all having the same hazard. The Pharos staff is in the process of establishing and populating compound groups, and associating warnings from the hazard lists with them. The table below indicates how each compound group is populated, and what is the status of its population.
Compound Groups
COMPOUND GROUP NAME POPULATION STATUS DATE POPULATED DESCRIPTION PROFILE TYPE # MEMBERS # HAZARDS
polyethlyenepolyamines incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 1 0
POLYISOCYANATE COMPOUNDS complete 07/24/17

This compound group is defined by the SMARTS string ([NX2:2]=[C:1]=[OX1:3].[NX2:2]=[C:1]=[OX1:3]), subtracting any compounds whose name contains "polymer". This SMARTS search unfortunately captures polymers made from isocyanates, because their structures are often represented by individual monomers. For more information on SMARTS, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smiles_arbitrary_target_specification.

structure 568 3
salts of 2,4-D incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 3 4
salts of 2,4-DB incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 1 3
Salts of 3,3'-dichlorobenzidine incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH1]1=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=C1C2=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=[CH1]2)[ND1])[ClD1])[ClD1])[ND1]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 3 10
Salts of 3,3'-dimethoxybenzidine incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMARTS string '[CH1]1=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=C1C2=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=[CH1]2)[ND1])O[CH3])O[CH3])[ND1]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 0 7
Salts of 4-aminobiphenyl incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH1]1=[CH1][CH1]=C([CH1]=[CH1]1)C2=[CH1][CH1]=C([CH1]=[CH1]2)[ND1]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 2 8
salts of 4,4'-bi-o-toluidine, salts of 3,3'-dimethylbenzidine, salts of o-tolidine incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH3]C1=C([CH1]=[CH1]C(=[CH1]1)C2=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=[CH1]2)[ND1])[CH3])[ND1]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 3 4
Salts of 4,4'-methylenebis(2-chloroaniline) incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH1]1=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=C1[CH2]C2=[CH1]C(=C([CH1]=[CH1]2)[ND1])[ClD1])[ClD1])[ND1]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 0 8
Salts of 4,4'-oxydianiline incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH1]1=[CH1]C(=[CH1][CH1]=C1[OD2]C2=[CH1][CH1]=C([CH1]=[CH1]2)[ND1])[ND1]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 1 4
Salts of aniline in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH]1=[CH][CH]=C([CH]=[CH]1)[NH2]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 5 14
salts of ephedrine incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 1
salts of fenoprop, salts of 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)propionic acid incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 5
salts of mecoprop incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 5
salts of nicotine incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 4
salts of papaverine incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 1
salts of strychnine incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 8
salts of thiocyanic acid incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 1 0
Terephthalates incomplete

Terephthalates whose toxicology studies we have reviewed to date don't share the hazards that are common to studied orthophthalates. This is thought to be due to the fact that terephthalates are unlikely to break down to a toxic monoester. Orthophthalates are capable of breaking down to a toxic monoester. 

structure 12 0
tetrachloroplatinates incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 1 1
Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) Compounds incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string 'CC1=C(C=C(C=C1))N=C=O'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

The MAK list populates this group with the following three compounds (none of the CASRN are valid)

Toluene‐2,4‐diisocyanate [584‐84‐9], Toluene‐2,6‐diisocyanate [91‐08‐7], mixture [26471‐62‐5]

structure 9 8
trialkylboranes incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

structure 0 2
Tributyltin compounds in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH3][CH2][CH2][CH2][Sn]([CH2][CH2][CH2][CH3])[CH2][CH2][CH2][CH3]' subtracting '[CH3][CH2][CH2][CH2][Sn]([CH2][CH2][CH2][CH3])([CH2][CH2][CH2][CH3])[CH2][CH2][CH2][CH3]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 118 26
TRIBUTYLTIN ESTERS incomplete This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition. structure 0 26
TRIBUTYLTIN SALTS incomplete This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition. structure 0 26
triethyltin compounds in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH3][CH2][Sn]([CH2][CH3])([CH2][CH3])'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 1 7
trimethyltin compounds in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH3][Sn]([CH3])([CH3])'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 3 9
Trioctyltin compounds in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string 'CCCCCCCC[Sn](CCCCCCCC)(CCCCCCCC)'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 2 11
Triorganotin compounds incomplete

This compound group was populated from the 2016 GADSL list at http://www.gadsl.org/

structure 82 7
TRIPHENYLTIN COMPOUNDS in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string 'C1=CC=C(C=C1)[Sn](C2=CC=CC=C2)C3=CC=CC=C3'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 6 19
tripropyltin compounds in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH3][CH2][CH2][Sn]([CH2][CH2][CH3])([CH2][CH2][CH3])'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 1 7
Zinc chromates incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[O-][Cr](=O)(=O)[O-].[Zn+2]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

structure 14 17
ALUMINUM COMPOUNDS in progress

This compound group is populated from some of the aluminum compounds in Pharos. The AOEC listing is applied to the specific chemicals listed in their database rather than the entire group.

element 84 2
Antimony Compounds complete 06/06/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Sb]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 900 16
ARSENIC COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[As]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 1936 28
BARIUM COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Ba]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 52 4
BERYLLIUM COMPOUNDS in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Be]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

This definition is based on the scope of the IARC listing, most recently in monograph 100C: "Synonyms and molecular formulae for beryllium, beryllium–aluminium and beryllium– copper alloys, and certain beryllium compounds are presented in Table 1.1. The list is not exhaustive, nor does it comprise necessarily the most commercially important beryllium-containing substances; rather, it indicates the range of beryllium compounds available."

http://publications.iarc.fr/120

element 139 11
BORON COMPOUNDS incomplete This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[B]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 235 3
CADMIUM COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Cd]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 357 33
Cerium Compounds complete 07/31/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Ce]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 349 1
CHROMIUM (III) COMPOUNDS complete 11/17/17 This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Cr+3]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 367 3
Chromium Compounds incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Cr]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 458 0
COBALT COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Co]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 486 19
Copper compounds incomplete

This compound group is populated with copper metal, and a limited number of copper salts and alloys.

element 7 3
Germanium Compounds complete 08/09/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Ge]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 1206 1
Hafnium compounds in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Hf]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 1 1
LEAD COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Pb]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 846 36
Manganese Compounds complete 08/09/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Mn]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 613 3
MERCURY COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Hg]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 980 27
Molybdenum Compounds complete 08/09/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Mo]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 369 3
NICKEL COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Ni]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 361 22
ORGANOTIN COMPOUNDS in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string 'C[Sn]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 870 7
SELENIUM COMPOUNDS complete 08/15/16 This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Se]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 3188 5
Strontium compounds incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Sr]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 0 2
Thallium Compounds complete 07/30/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Tl]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 218 0
Tin Compounds incomplete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Sn]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 874 3
Uranium compounds in progress This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[U]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. element 6 2
ZINC COMPOUNDS in progress

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[Zn]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

element 80 7
1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorcyclohexanes with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

0 5
2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(heptafluoropropoxy)propionic acid, its salts and its acyl halides incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition.

0 1
5-sec-butyl-2-(2,4- dimethylcyclohex-3- en-1-yl)-5-methyl1,3-dioxane [1], 5- sec-butyl-2-(4,6- dimethylcyclohex-3- en-1-yl)-5-methyl1,3-dioxane [2] [covering any of the individual stereoisomers of [1] and [2] or any combination thereof] (karanal group) incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

0 0
Acid mists, strong inorganic incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

0 1
Aflatoxins complete 03/08/18

Group members were obtained from IARC VOL.: 82 (2002) (p. 171)

6 3
alkali salts and alkali earth salts of thiocyanic acid, with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

0 4
Aminoglycosides incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 1
amylases with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

2 2
Anabolic steroids incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 2
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 1
Antimicrobials in GSPI's 6 Classes incomplete

This compound group is based in part on the GADSL list of restricted antimicrobials at https://www.gadsl.org/ as "Biocidal coatings / biocidal additives, selected".

400 1
antimony compounds, with the exception of the tetroxide (Sb2O4), pentoxide (Sb2O5), trisulphide (Sb2S3), pentasulphide (Sb2S5) and those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

302 19
arsenic acid and its salts with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

89 45
Arsenic acid and its salts with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex XVII of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

88 40
arsenic compounds, with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

1911 32
Barbiturates incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 1
Barium Salts complete 08/03/18

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[BaD0]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

548 0
barium salts, with the exception of barium sulphate, salts of 1-azo-2-hydroxynaphthalenyl aryl sulphonic acid, and of salts specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

2 2
benzidine based azo dyes 4,4'-diarylazobiphenyl dyes, with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

0 17
Benzidine-related compounds / Benzidine derivatives incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

103 1
beryllium compounds with the exception of aluminium beryllium silicates, and with those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

136 20
Bisphenol A (BPA)-based chemicals and polymers complete

This compound group is a curated selection of compounds in the Pharos database whose names include Bisphenol A.

148 0
Bisphenols in GSPI's 6 Classes in progress

The list of chemicals in this compound group was provided by Green Science Policy Institute staff as part of their Six Classes program, https://www.sixclasses.org/.

18 2
Bitumens in progress

This compound group is defined based on IARC Monograph 103 at https://monographs.iarc.fr/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/mono103.pdf.

"This monograph concerns only bitumens produced by petroleum refining and not naturally ocurring bitumens. Thus the term "bitumens", as used in this volume, refers to the products derived from residues resulting from vacuum distillation of selected petroleum crude oils."

11 4
cadmium compounds, with the exception of cadmium sulphoselenide, reaction of cadmium sulphide with zinc sulphide, reaction of cadmium sulphide with mercury sulphide, and those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals listed.

340 38
cellulases with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

0 0
Chlorobiphenyls that have the molecular formula C12H(10-n)Cln in which "n" is greater than 2 incomplete

This group is populated by taking the POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBs) group and removing members with 2 chlorine atoms.

217 30
chloronitroanilines with the exception of those specified elsewhere in Annex VI of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

0 6
Chromium (VI) compounds, with the exception of barium chromate and of compounds specified elsewhere in Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 incomplete

This compound group is populated by taking the more general compound group and subtracting the chemicals found in the relevent Annex.

68 39
Coal tar pitch volatiles (coal tar products) incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 1
Cobalt-Tungsten Carbide Powders and Hard Metals incomplete

This compound group has not yet been assigned a structural definition.

0 1
Conjugated estrogens incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 2
Cyclic, branched or linear completely fluorinated alkanes incomplete

This group hasn't been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 6
Cyclic, branched or linear completely fluorinated tertiary amines with no unsaturations incomplete

This group hasn't been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 6
Cyclic, branched, or linear completely fluorinated ethers with no unsaturations incomplete

This group hasn't been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 6
Dibenzanthracenes incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 2
Dimethylarsenic acids complete

This compound group is defined by the SMILES string '[CH3][As](=O)([CH3])O'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system.

0 32
Dinitro-ortho-cresol (DNOC) salts incomplete This compound group is defined by the SMILES string 'CC1=C(C=C(C=C1O)[N+](=O)[O-])[N+](=O)[O-]'. For more information on SMILES, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplified_molecular-input_line-entry_system. 3 1
Estrogens, steroidal incomplete

This group has not been assigned a structural definition yet.

0 2
Fatty acid dialkylamides and dialkanolamides 2 0
Fatty alcohols, saturated, with even-numbered C-chain, number of C-atoms >=16, with terminating OH-group complete 38 1
Fluoropolymers incomplete

This group was populated from the OECD's Comprehensive Global Database of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) at http://www.oecd.org/chemicalsafety/portal-perfluorinated-chemicals/.

268 5