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W353000 Sigma-Aldrich

m-Cresol

≥98%, FG

Synonym: 1-Hydroxy-3-methylbenzene, 3-Hydroxytoluene, 3-Methylphenol

  • CAS Number 108-39-4

  • Linear Formula CH3C6H4OH

  • Molecular Weight 108.14

  •  FEMA Number 3530

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 506719

  •  EC Number 203-577-9

  •  Council of Europe no. 617

  •  MDL number MFCD00002302

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901764

  •  Flavis number 4.026

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Properties

Related Categories A - D, A-D, Alphabetical Listings, C-D, Certified Food Grade Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR (175.300)
  FDA 21 CFR (177.2410)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   3.72 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   RLSSMJSEOOYNOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
autoignition temp.   1036 °F
expl. lim.   1.06-1.35 %, 150 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.541 (lit.)
bp   203 °C (lit.)
mp   8-10 °C (lit.)
density   1.034 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   burnt; spicy; smoky
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

m-Cresol is one of the key volatile phenolic components of beef fat. It is also one of the key contributors to the beefy flavor in bovine meat.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

10, 25 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2076 8(6.1) / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
GO6125000
Flash Point(F) 
186.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
86 °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

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

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
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