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o-Cresol

≥99%

Synonym: 2-Methylphenol

  • CAS Number 95-48-7

  • Linear Formula CH3C6H4OH

  • Molecular Weight 108.14

  •  FEMA Number 3480

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 506917

  •  EC Number 202-423-8

  •  Council of Europe no. 618

  •  MDL number MFCD00002226

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901727

  •  Flavis number 4.027

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Properties

Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Flavors and Fragrances,
biological source   synthetic
grade   Halal
  Kosher
vapor density   3.72 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.3 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  1 mmHg ( 38.2 °C)
InChI Key   QWVGKYWNOKOFNN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   1110 °F
expl. lim.   1.47 %, 148 °F
storage condition   under inert gas
refractive index   n20/D 1.541-1.550
bp   191 °C (lit.)
mp   29-31 °C (lit.)
density   1.048 g/mL at 25 °C
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   musty; phenolic
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

o-Cresol is one of the key volatile phenolic components of wine, beechwood creosote and hardwood sawdust smoke. It is also a flavor component of red meat and aged Italian cheese.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

10, 25 kg in composite drum

Caution

Air sensitive

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3455 8(6.1) / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
GO6300000
Flash Point(F) 
177.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
81 °C

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Cresols on SLB®-IL76i

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Cresols on SLB®-IL76i
Keywords: Gas chromatography, Mass selective detector, Size-exclusion chromatography

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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