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95-48-7 - o-Cresol, 98+% - 2-Methylphenol - A12307 - Alfa Aesar

A12307 o-Cresol, 98+%

CAS Number
95-48-7
Synonyms
2-Methylphenol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 42.02
2000g 117.00
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o-Cresol, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002226
EINECS
202-423-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H8O
Formula Weight
108.14
Melting point
30-34°
Boiling Point
190-192°
Flash Point
81°(177°F)
Density
1.048
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ether. Insoluble in water but soluble in about 40 parts water. Soluble in carbon tetrachloride

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Boatto G, Nieddu M,; Carta A, Pau A,; Lorenzoni S,; Manconi P,; Serra D. Determination of phenol and o-cresol by GC/MS in a fatal poisoning case.. Forensic Sci Int. year of publication , 139 (2-3), 191-194.

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.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H314-H318

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

Precautionary Statements: 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.

Other References

Merck
14,2579
Beilstein
506917
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2907.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GO6300000

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