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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.
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Hua-Wei Chen,; Young Ku,; Agus Irawan. Photodecomposition of o-cresol by UV-LED/TiO2 process with controlled periodic illumination. Chemosphere. 2007, 69 (2), 184-190.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H301-H311-H314-H318
Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
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/doctor