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Phenol

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP, 99.5-100.5% (GC)

Synonym: Hydroxybenzene

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Properties

vapor density   3.24 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.09 psi ( 55 °C)
  0.36 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   ISWSIDIOOBJBQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   puriss.
assay   99.5-100.5% (GC)
form   solid
autoignition temp.   1319 °F
quality   meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP
expl. lim.   8.6 %
impurities   acidic reac. Impurities, in accordance
  organic volatile impurities, in accordance (GC)
  ≤0.05% non-volatile matter
  ≤0.3% water (Karl Fischer)
bp   182 °C(lit.)
mp   40-42 °C(lit.)
transition temp   solidification point ≥40 °C
density   1.071 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
suitability   in accordance for appearance of solution
Gene Information   human ... GABRA1(2554)

Description

Application

Phenol may be employed for the isolation of deoxyribonucleic acid from Bacillus subtilis. It may be used in the Berthelot color reaction for the quantitative estimation of ammonia.

General description

Phenol is an aromatic alcohol. Various industrial processes for the synthesis of phenol have been proposed.

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 1671 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
SJ3325000
Flash Point(F) 
174.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
79 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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