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P5566 Sigma-Aldrich

Phenol

BioXtra, ≥99.5% (GC)

Synonym: Hydroxybenzene

  • CAS Number 108-95-2

  • Linear Formula C6H5OH

  • Molecular Weight 94.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 969616

  •  EC Number 203-632-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00002143

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898669

  •  NACRES NA.31

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Properties

Related Categories Acids and Bases, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Denaturation, Nutrition Research,
Quality Level   200
vapor density   3.24 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.09 psi ( 55 °C)
  0.36 mmHg ( 20 °C)
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   white powder
autoignition temp.   1319 °F
contains   0.15% H3PO2 as stabilizer
expl. lim.   8.6 %
ash   ≤0.05%
bp   182 °C (lit.)
mp   40-42 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
density   1.071 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ba: ≤0.0005%
  Bi: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.001%
  Cd: ≤0.0005%
  Co: ≤0.0005%
  Cr: ≤0.0005%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.0005%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Li: ≤0.0005%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  Mn: ≤0.0005%
  Mo: ≤0.0005%
  Na: ≤0.005%
  Ni: ≤0.0005%
  Pb: ≤0.0005%
  Sr: ≤0.0005%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   Oc1ccccc1
InChI   1S/C6H6O/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5,7H
InChI key   ISWSIDIOOBJBQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... GABRA1(2554)

Description

General description

Phenol is a predominant pollutant in the environment. Phenol is also used in cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. Phenol pollutes water bodies and inhibits the γ-amino butyric acid receptor (GABAAR)-coupled chloride ATPase function in the fish brain.

Application

Phenol has been used:
• in the preparation chromotrope 2R staining solution.
• as a reagent in α-amylase inhibitory activity.
• as a standard in calibration of NMR spectra.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 1671 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
174.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
79 °C

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