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16018 Sigma-Aldrich

Phenol

≥96.0% (calc. on dry substance, T)

Synonym: Hydroxybenzene

  • CAS Number 108-95-2

  • Linear Formula C6H5OH

  • Molecular Weight 94.11

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 969616

  •  MDL number MFCD00002143

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57647541

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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
assay   ≥96.0% (calc. on dry substance, T)
  88.0-92.0% (alkalimetric)
form   solid
  viscous liquid
autoignition temp.   1319 °F
expl. lim.   8.6 %
impurities   ≤0.0003% heavy metals (as Pb)
  ≤0.03% non-volatile matter
  8-11% water (Karl Fischer)
bp   182 °C(lit.)
mp   40-42 °C(lit.)
density   1.071 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤5 mg/kg
cation traces   Fe: ≤1 mg/kg
suitability   corresponds for identity
Gene Information   human ... GABRA1(2554)

Description

Packaging

bottled under inert gas

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 2821 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
174.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
79 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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