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Sigma-Aldrich

o-Cresol

≥99%

Synonym(s):
2-Methylphenol
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
FEMA Number:
3480
Beilstein:
506917
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
618
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
4.027
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

vapor density

3.72 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.3 mmHg ( 20 °C)
1 mmHg ( 38.2 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

solid or liquid

autoignition temp.

1110 °F

expl. lim.

1.47 %, 148 °F

storage condition

under inert gas

refractive index

n20/D 1.541-1.550

pH

4.5 (25 g/L)

bp

191 °C (lit.)

mp

29-31 °C (lit.)

density

1.048 g/mL at 25 °C

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

musty; phenolic

SMILES string

Cc1ccccc1O

InChI

1S/C7H8O/c1-6-4-2-3-5-7(6)8/h2-5,8H,1H3

InChI key

QWVGKYWNOKOFNN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

o-Cresol is one of the key volatile phenolic components of wine, beechwood creosote and hardwood sawdust smoke. It is also a flavor component of red meat and aged Italian cheese.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
10, 25 kg in composite drum

Caution

Air sensitive

Pictograms

CorrosionSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

177.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

81.0 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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