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Alfa Aesar™ m-Cresol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 108-39-4
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Formula Weight 108.14
MDL Number MFCD00002302
UN Number UN2076
Beilstein 506719
Merck Index 14,2579
Synonym 3-Methylphenol
Chemical Name or Material m-Cresol
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AAA107330B SDS Alfa Aesar™
A107330B
1000g N/A N/A  
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AAA1073330 SDS Alfa Aesar™
A1073330
250g N/A N/A  
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AAA107330E SDS Alfa Aesar™
A107330E
2500g N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
m-Cresol is employed in the preparation of synthetic resins like phenol-formaldehyde resins, disinfectants, and photographic developers. It is used as industrial solvent for dissolving polymers such as polyaniline. It acts as a precursor to vitamin E and antiseptic amylmetacresol. It is used as insuline preservatives.

Solubility
Miscible with water, diethylether, chloroform and ethanol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Air and light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids, aluminum and aluminum alloys.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

108-39-4
108.14
UN2076
14,2579
m-Cresol
C7H8O
MFCD00002302
506719
3-Methylphenol

Specifications

108-39-4
108.14
UN2076
14,2579
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, chloroform
202° to 204°C
5
86°C (186°F)
99%
C7H8O
MFCD00002302
506719
3-Methylphenol
Phenol-like
11° to 12°C
1000g
m-Cresol

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H301-H311-H314-H318-H227
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.

GHS P Statement
P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CRESOLS, LIQUID

RTECSNumber : GO6125000

TSCA : TSCA