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Alfa Aesar™ o-Cresol, 98+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A123070P

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Catalog No. AAA123070P



Description

Description

Applications
o-Cresol is mainly used as a precursor to other compounds. Kolbe-Schmitt carboxylation gives o-cresotinic acid, a pharmaceutical intermediate. The muscle relaxant Mephenesin is an ether derived from o-cresol. Used as adhesives and sealant chemicals, fuels and fuel additives, intermediates, Solvents, Paints and coatings.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ether. Insoluble in water but soluble in about 40 parts water. Soluble in carbon tetrachloride

Notes
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed.
Specifications

Specifications

o-Cresol
Phenol-like
30°C to 34°C
95-48-7
MFCD00002226
506917
o-cresol, 2-hydroxytoluene, o-methylphenol, 2-cresol, phenol, 2-methyl, orthocresol, o-cresylic acid, o-oxytoluene, o-toluol, o-hydroxytoluene
CC1=CC=CC=C1O
108.14
CHEBI:28054
≥98%
81°C (177°F)
190°C to 192°C
2000g
C7H8O
UN3455
14,2579
QWVGKYWNOKOFNN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
2-methylphenol
335
108.14

Chemical Identifiers

95-48-7
108.14
QWVGKYWNOKOFNN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
335
2-methylphenol
C7H8O
MFCD00002226
o-cresol, 2-hydroxytoluene, o-methylphenol, 2-cresol, phenol, 2-methyl, orthocresol, o-cresylic acid, o-oxytoluene, o-toluol, o-hydroxytoluene
CHEBI:28054
CC1=CC=CC=C1O
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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

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, SOLID

RTECSNumber : GO6300000

TSCA : TSCA

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