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Thymol

analytical standard

Synonym: 2-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol, 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)phenol, 5-Methyl-2-isopropylphenol, IPMP

  • CAS Number 89-83-8

  • Linear Formula 2-[(CH3)2CH]C6H3-5-(CH3)OH

  • Molecular Weight 150.22

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1907135

  •  EC Number 201-944-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00002309

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329764107

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 64 °C)
assay   ≥99.9% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
bp   232 °C (lit.)
mp   48-51 °C (lit.)
  49-51 °C
density   0.965 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
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format   neat
SMILES string   CC(C)c1ccc(C)cc1O
InChI   1S/C10H14O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h4-7,11H,1-3H3
InChI key   MGSRCZKZVOBKFT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Thymol is a phenol compound and a major component of essential oil extracted from Thymus vulgaris L. medicinal plant. It exhibits antioxidant and antimicrobial properties and is widely used to treat bronchitis, gastritis, laryngitis, indigestion and dry coughs.

Application

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

Thymol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in Thymus vulgaris L. volatile oil using high-performance liquid chromatography technique.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN2430 - class 8 - PG 3 - EHS - Alkylphenols, solid, n.o.s., HI: A,S
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
XP2275000
Flash Point(F) 
213.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
101 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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