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Alfa Aesar™ o-Cresol, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material o-Cresol
CAS 95-48-7
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Formula Weight 108.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002226
UN Number UN3455
Beilstein 506917
Merck Index 14,2579
Synonym 2-Methylphenol
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alfa aesar™
A12307-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Phenol-like
Boiling Point 190° to 192°C
Melting Point 30° to 34°C
Quantity 500g
Flash Point 81°C (177°F)
Chemical Name or Material o-Cresol
CAS 95-48-7
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Formula Weight 108.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002226
UN Number UN3455
Beilstein 506917
Merck Index 14,2579
Synonym 2-Methylphenol
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 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.
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, SOLID
RTECS Number GO6300000
TSCA TSCA

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.

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
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.