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m-Cresol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
1-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzene, 3-Methylphenol, 3-Hydroxytoluene
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
108.14
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
506719
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

3.72 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

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.)

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format

neat

SMILES string

Cc1cccc(O)c1

InChI

1S/C7H8O/c1-6-3-2-4-7(8)5-6/h2-5,8H,1H3

InChI key

RLSSMJSEOOYNOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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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.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
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.

Pictograms

CorrosionSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2076 8(6.1) / PGII

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

186.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

86 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Christian Dye
Bronopol, Resorcinol, m-Cresol and Triclosan in the Nordic Environment, 20-20 (2007)
Amperometric flow-injection determination of phenolic compounds at self-assembled monolayer-based tyrosinase biosensors.
Campuzano, Susana, et al.
Analytica Chimica Acta, 494.1, 187-197 (2003)
Chiu-Po Chan et al.
Toxicology, 208(1), 95-104 (2005-01-25)
Cresol is a well-known environmental pollutant, toluene metabolite, uremic toxicant and accidental poisoning product. Formocresol, a preparation of formalin and cresol, is also used as a root canal medicament and for pulpotomy of primary teeth. However, little is known about...
P Saravanan et al.
Bioresource technology, 99(18), 8553-8558 (2008-05-13)
An internal loop airlift reactor (ILALR) is developed and studied for biodegradation of phenol/m-cresol as single and dual substrate systems under batch and fed batch operation using an indigenous mixed microbial strain, predominantly Pseudomonas sp. The results showed that the...
Laurence A Angel et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 110(35), 10392-10403 (2006-09-01)
Energy-resolved, competitive threshold collision-induced dissociation (TCID) methods are used to measure the gas-phase acidities of phenol, 3-methylphenol, 2,4,6-trimethylphenol, and ethanoic acid relative to hydrogen cyanide, hydrogen sulfide, and the hydroperoxyl radical using guided ion beam tandem mass spectrometry. The gas-phase...
Articles
Separation of 2-Chlorophenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,4,6-Tribromophenol; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dinitrophenol; Pentafluorophenol; 2-Methylphenol, analytical standard; 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; Pentachlorophenol; 4-Nitrophenol; 2-Bromophenol; 2,3,5,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2,3,5-Trichlorophenol; 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol; 4-Methylphenol, analytical standard; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2-Nitrophenol; 3-Methylphenol, analytical standard; Phenol; 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol; 2,3,4-Trichlorophenol; 2,6-Dichlorophenol; 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorophenol
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Protocols
HPLC Analysis of Cresols and Phenol on Astec® CYCLOBOND® I 2000
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Separation of 2-Nitrophenol; Pentachlorophenol; 2-Bromophenol; Phenol; 4-Nitrophenol; 3-Methylphenol, analytical standard; 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 2,4-Dichlorophenol; 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol; 2-Methylphenol, analytical standard; 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol; 2,4-Dimethylphenol; 2-Chlorophenol
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GC Analysis of Xylene Isomers on SLB®-IL60 - The cresol (methylphenol) isomers are also precursors to many chemicals. This chromatogram of a mix of aromatic and methylphenol compounds was generated using an SLB-IL60 ionic liquid column. Its interaction mechanisms allow the separation of all three xylene isomers, and all three cresol isomers.
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US EPA Method 8270 (Appendix IX): GC Analysis of Semivolatiles on Equity®-5 (30 m x 0.25 mm I.D., 0.50 μm)
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