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99-87-6 - p-Cymene, 97% - 4-Isopropyltoluene - A19226 - Alfa Aesar

A19226 p-Cymene, 97%

CAS Number
99-87-6
Synonyms
4-Isopropyltoluene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 19.80
2500ml 63.10
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p-Cymene, 97%

MDL
MFCD00008893
EINECS
202-796-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H14
Formula Weight
134.22
Melting point
-68°
Boiling Point
176-178°
Flash Point
47°(116°F)
Density
0.860
Refractive Index
1.4900
Solubility
Soluble in water at 0.023g/L.20°C.

Applications

It is used in heat-exchange media, metal polishes, and thinners for lacquers/varnishes. Also used to make para-cresol, carvacrol, and synthetic resins. It is also used as a component of commercial terpene solvent mixtures.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

C.F Bagamboula.; M Uyttendaele.; J Debevere. Inhibitory effect of thyme and basil essential oils, carvacrol, thymol, estragol, linalool and p-cymene towards Shigella sonnei and S. flexneri.Food Microbiology.2004,21(1), 33-42.

A.J. Poulose.; Rodney Croteau. Biosynthesis of aromatic monoterpenes: Conversion of γ-terpinene to p-cymene and thymol in Thymus vulgaris L.Arch. Biochem. Biophys.1978,187(2), 307-314.

High-boiling solvent, e.g. in the Claisen allyl ether rearrangement: Org. Synth. Coll., 7, 177 (1990). For reaction scheme, see Allyl­ alcohol, A15026.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H302-H315-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2763
Beilstein
1903377
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2902.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GZ5950000

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