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Sigma-Aldrich

Phenol

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP, ≥99.5% (GC), crystalline (detached)

Synonym(s):
Hydroxybenzene
Linear Formula:
C6H5OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
94.11
Beilstein:
969616
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Agency

complies with USP (identity)

Quality Level

vapor density

3.24 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.09 psi ( 55 °C)
0.36 mmHg ( 20 °C)

grade

puriss.

assay

≥99.5% (GC)
99.0-100.5% (calc. on H2O free substance)

form

crystalline (detached)

autoignition temp.

1319 °F

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., BP, USP

expl. lim.

8.6 %

impurities

acidic reac. Impurities, in accordance
organic volatile impurities, in accordance (GC)
residual solvents, complies
≤0.05% non-volatile matter
≤0.3% water (Karl Fischer)

bp

182 °C (lit.)

mp

40-42 °C (lit.)

transition temp

solidification point ≥40 °C

density

1.071 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

suitability

in accordance for appearance of solution
Citrobacter spp.
Escherichia coli
coliforms

application(s)

food and beverages
water monitoring

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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General description

Phenol is an aromatic alcohol. Various industrial processes for the synthesis of phenol have been proposed.

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.

Footnote

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The designations basic, plus, or prime are added to indicate the quality control level, from basic quality control to standard QC plus to prime for full regulatory compliance.

Legal Information

GRANUCULT is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
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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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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