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A14563 Thymol, 98+%

CAS Number
89-83-8
Synonyms
2-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14563-22 100g 26.20
A14563-30 250g 45.20
A14563-36 500g 76.90
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Thymol, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00002309
EINECS
201-944-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H14O
Formula Weight
150.22
Melting point
49-52°
Boiling Point
231-233°
Flash Point
102°(215°F)
Density
0.970
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water. Soluble in chloroform, alcohol and ether.

Applications

Thymol is used as a preservative in halothane. It acts as an anesthetic, antiseptic in mouth wash, stabilizer in pharmaceutical preparations. It inhibits the growth and lactate production as well as reduces the uptake of cellular glucose within the bacteria. It is an active ingredient in toothpastes like euthymol. It is involved to control varroa mites and prevent fermentation and the growth of mold in bee colonies.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and bases.

Literature References

Mohan, R. S.; Onsen, L. T. Isolation of Thymol from Carom Seeds. Chem. Educ. 2015, 20, 72-73.

Aznar, A.; Fernández, P. S.; Periago, P. M.; Palop, A. Antimicrobial activity of nisin, thymol, carvacrol and cymene against growth of Candida lusitaniae. Food Sci. Technol. Int. 2015, 21 (1), 72-79.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H335-H500

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,9399
Beilstein
1907135
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2907.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XP2275000

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