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2,6-Dimethylphenol

PESTANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym(s):
vic.-m-Xylenol, 2-Hydroxy-m-xylene
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2C6H3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.16
Beilstein:
1446677
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

product line

PESTANAL®

autoignition temp.

1110 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

203 °C (lit.)

mp

43-45 °C (lit.)

application(s)

agriculture
cleaning products
cosmetics
environmental
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

Cc1cccc(C)c1O

InChI

1S/C8H10O/c1-6-4-3-5-7(2)8(6)9/h3-5,9H,1-2H3

InChI key

NXXYKOUNUYWIHA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2,6-Dimethylphenol belongs to the class of phenols, commonly present in cigarette smoke and is a major toxic compound related to environmental and health issues.

Application

2,6-Dimethylphenol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in mainstream cigarette smoke using gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry and high-performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Legal Information

PESTANAL is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich International GmbH

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

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

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

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

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

186.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

86 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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