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Alfa Aesar™ m-Cresol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material m-Cresol
CAS 108-39-4
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Formula Weight 108.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002302
UN Number UN2076
Beilstein 506719
Merck Index 14,2579
Synonym 3-Methylphenol
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AAA107330B

 
alfa aesar™
A10733-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1073330

 
alfa aesar™
A10733-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Phenol-like
Boiling Point 202° to 204°C
Melting Point 11° to 12°C
pH 5
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 86°C (186°F)
Chemical Name or Material m-Cresol
CAS 108-39-4
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Formula Weight 108.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002302
UN Number UN2076
Beilstein 506719
Merck Index 14,2579
Synonym 3-Methylphenol
Solubility Information Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, chloroform
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 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.
Health Hazard 3 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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CRESOLS, LIQUID
RTECS Number GO6125000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.