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o-Cresol for synthesis. CAS 95-48-7, EC Number 202-423-8, chemical formula 2-(CH₃)C₆H₄OH., for synthesis

Synonym: 2-Hydroxytoluene, 2-Methylphenol

  • CAS Number 95-48-7

  • Linear Formula C₇H₈O

  • Molecular Weight 108.14 g/mol

  •  EC Number 202-423-8



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8096920100)
  500 ml in Glass bottle (8096920500)
bp   191 - 192 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.3 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.24 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   20 g/l
density   1.046 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   81 °C
autoignition temp.   555 °C
mp   31 °C
pH   4.8 (20 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 121 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 890 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 29 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 33 °C
  Water (K. F.): ≤ 0.10 %
  Identity (IR): passes test
  Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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HS Code 
2907 12 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H301 + H311: Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Storage class 
6.1A Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials
WGK 2 water endangering
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS06  GHS06
Hazard Symbols 
Toxic  Toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 3455 , 6.1 (8), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 3455 , 6.1 (8), II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 3455 , 6.1 (8), II
Categories of danger 
toxic, corrosive
R Phrase 
R 24/25-34
Toxic in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.
S Phrase 
S 36/37/39-45
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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