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106-44-5 - p-Cresol, 99% - 4-Methylphenol - A13531 - Alfa Aesar

A13531 p-Cresol, 99%

CAS Number
106-44-5
Synonyms
4-Methylphenol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 19.98
250g 22.45
1000g 47.28
5000g 189.52
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p-Cresol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002376
EINECS
203-398-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H8O
Formula Weight
108.14
Melting point
32-34°
Boiling Point
201-202°
Flash Point
89°(192°F)
Density
1.034
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, diethyl ether and acetone. Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

p-Cresol is a starting material in the synthesis of bupranolol which is a non-selective beta blocker. It is also used in the production of antioxidants like butylated hydroxytoluene. Furthermore, it is used as an adhesive and a sealant in chemicals, dyes, intermediates, odor agents, plasticizers, plating agents and surface treating agents. It acts as an antioxidant and a disinfectant in pharmaceuticals.

Notes

Air and light sensitive. Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and bases.

Literature References

Zhang, L.; Jiang, L. Y.; Zheng, K.; Duan, H.; Li, M.; Cui, Y. C. Enzymatic Synthesis of p-Cresol Oligomers and Evaluation of their Free Radical Scavenging Activity. Aust. J. Chem. 2014, 68 (2), 282-287.

Fitzgerald, S.; Kolar, P.; Classen, J.; Boyette, M.; Das, L. Swine manure char as an adsorbent for mitigation of p-cresol. Environ. Prog. Sustainable Energy 2015, 34 (1), 125-131.

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
1305151
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2907.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GO6475000

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