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89-83-8 - Thymol, 98+% - 2-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol - A14563 - Alfa Aesar

A14563 Thymol, 98+%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 24.21
250g 43.88
500g 74.68
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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
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: H314-H318-H302-H411-H401

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if swallowed. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Toxic to aquatic life.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P273-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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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