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T0501

Sigma-Aldrich

Thymol

≥98.5%

Synonym(s):
5-Methyl-2-isopropylphenol, 2-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol, 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)phenol, IPMP
Linear Formula:
2-[(CH3)2CH]C6H3-5-(CH3)OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.22
Beilstein:
1907135
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 64 °C)

Quality Level

assay

≥98.5%

form

powder or crystals

bp

232 °C (lit.)

mp

48-51 °C (lit.)

solubility

ethanol: 50 mg/mL

density

0.965 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

antibiotic activity spectrum

fungi

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

Mode of action

DNA synthesis | interferes

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CC(C)c1ccc(C)cc1O

InChI

1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h4-7,11H,1-3H3

InChI key

MGSRCZKZVOBKFT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Thymol is generally added in the Hematoxylin and Eosin staining solution to prevent mould growth. It is also suitable for use in antimicrobial screening by the disk diffusion method. It has been used as a test compound in antifungal assay to assess the susceptibility of various fungal isolates.

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. T0501.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

240.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

116 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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