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65996 Sigma-Aldrich

m-Cresol

analytical standard

Synonym: 1-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzene, 3-Hydroxytoluene, 3-Methylphenol

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Properties

Related Categories A-C, A-F, A-L, Additional Standards, Alcohols,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3.72 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   RLSSMJSEOOYNOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   1036 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   1.06-1.35 %, 150 °F
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.541(lit.)
  n20/D 1.542
bp   203 °C(lit.)
mp   8-10 °C(lit.)
density   1.034 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Application

It was used as reference standard solution for determination of phenolic compounds in tyrosinase biosensor using amperometric detection under self-assembled monolayers-based bioelectrode flow-injection.

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General description

m-Cresol is an isomer form of Cresol and is mainly used as an intermediate in the manufacture of chemicals. It is toxic in nature. It is a component of coal tar creosote which is used for wood preservation. It also possess bactericide and fungicide property.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2076 8(6.1) / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
GO6125000
Flash Point(F) 
186.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
86 °C
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