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Alfa Aesar™ o-Cresol, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 95-48-7
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Formula Weight 108.14
MDL Number MFCD00002226
UN Number UN3455
Beilstein 506917
Merck Index 14,2579
Synonym 2-Methylphenol
Chemical Name or Material o-Cresol
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Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

95-48-7
108.14
UN3455
14,2579
o-Cresol
C7H8O
MFCD00002226
506917
2-Methylphenol

Specifications

81°C (177°F)
95-48-7
C7H8O
MFCD00002226
506917
2-Methylphenol
30° to 34°C
≥98%
500g
Phenol-like
108.14
UN3455
14,2579
190° to 192°C
o-Cresol

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