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8.22296

Sigma-Aldrich

Phenol

for synthesis

Synonym(s):
Hydroxybenzene, Carbolic acid, Hydroxybenzene
Linear Formula:
C6H5OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
94.11
Beilstein:
969616
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
203-632-7

Quality Level

vapor density

3.24 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.09 psi ( 55 °C)
0.36 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

crystalline solid

autoignition temp.

1319 °F

potency

660 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rat)

expl. lim.

8.6 %

pH

5 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

bp

182 °C (lit.)

mp

40-42 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point 81 °C

solubility

84 g/L

density

1.071 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

bulk density

620 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

Oc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C6H6O/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5,7H

InChI key

ISWSIDIOOBJBQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 39 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 43 °C
Identity (IR): passes test
Protect from light. Any pink discoloration that might result from oxidation during storage generally does not affect the quality of the product.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Muta. 2 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT RE 2

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

174.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

79.0 °C - closed cup

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