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8.09692 Sigma-Aldrich

o-Cresol

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Synonym: 2-Hydroxytoluene, 2-Methylphenol, o-Cresol

  • CAS Number 95-48-7

  • Linear Formula 2-(CH3)C6H4OH

  • Molecular Weight 108.14

  •  MDL number MFCD00002226

  •  EC Index Number 202-423-8

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   0.24 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99% (GC)
form   solid
autoignition temp.   555 °C
potency   121 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  890 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   1.3 % (v/v)
pH   4.8 (20 °C, 20 g/L in H2O)
bp   191-192 °C/1013 hPa
mp   31 °C
transition temp   flash point 81 °C
solubility   20 g/L
density   1.046 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C7H8O/c1-6-4-2-3-5-7(6)8/h2-5,8H,1H3
InChI key   QWVGKYWNOKOFNN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

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Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 29 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 33 °C
Water (K. F.): ≤ 0.10 %
Identity (IR): passes test
Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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