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LC1453 o-Cresol

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28453 Glass bottle 100 ml 11.25
AC28453 Glass bottle 500 ml 13.05
AC28453 Glass bottle 1 l 21.83
AC28453 Glass bottle 2.5 l 45.9


Product information
Synonyms 2-Hydroxytoluene, 2-Methylphenol
Hill Formula C7H8O
Chemical formula 2-(CH3)C6H4OH
HS Code 2907 12 00
EC number 202-423-8
Molar mass 108.14 g/mol
EC index number 604-004-00-9
CAS number 95-48-7


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 555 °C
Solubility 20 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 31 °C
Molar mass 108.14 g/mol
Density 1.046 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 4.8 (20 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 191 – 192 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.24 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.3 %(V)
Flash point 81 °C DIN 51758
Refractive index 1.553 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 24/25-34
Toxic in contact with skin and if swallowed.Causes burns.
S Phrase S 36/37/39-45
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger toxic, corrosive
Hazard Symbol Toxic
RTECS GO6300000
Storage class Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 3455 CRESOLS, SOLID, 6.1 (8), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 3455 CRESOLS, SOLID, 6.1 (8), II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 121 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 890 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 29 °C
– upper value ≤ 33 °C
Water (K. F.) ≤ 0.1 %
Identity (IR) passes test


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