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o-Cresol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
2-Methylphenol
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein:
506917
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

3.72 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.3 mmHg ( 20 °C)

autoignition temp.

1110 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

1.47 %, 148 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

191 °C (lit.)

mp

29-31 °C (lit.)

application(s)

agriculture
cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

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 a phenol derivative and an isomer of cresol. It is commercially used as a component of disinfectants and cleaning agents. o-Cresol is an intermediate in the production of pesticides, herbicides, dyes and pharmaceuticals.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
o-Cresol may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in water samples and transformer oil by chromatography techniques.

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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