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CHLOROCRESOL is a pinkish to white crystalline solid with a phenolic odor. Melting point 64-66°C. Shipped as a solid or in a liquid carrier. Soluble in aqueous base. Toxic by ingestion, inhalation or skin absorption. Used as an external germicide. Used as a preservative in paints and inks.

CAS Number #59-50-7
Synonyms 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol; 4-CHLORO-M-CRESOL; PARA CHLORO META CRESOL
Molecular Formula C7H7ClO

Molecular Weight 142.582 g/mol
Exact Mass 142.019 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass 142.019 g/mol
Appearance White Crystalline Powder
Assay 99%
Moisture Less than 0.5% w/w
Melting Point 64 °C - 68 °C
Boiling Point 235 °C
Solubility in Water Slightly soluble in water(4g/L)
Solubility easily soluble in organic solvent such as alcohols(96 percent in ethanol), ethers, ketones
Appearance of Solution The solution is clear and not more intensely coloured than reference solution BY6
Acidity Not more than 0.2ml of 0.01M NaOH is required to produce a pure yellow color
Flash Point 230 °F / 118 °C
Density 0.9 at 77 °F
Auto Ignition 590 °C
pH 5.6 in saturated aqueous solution
EC Number 200-431-6

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It is frequently used in--

  • Personal care products, antibacterial hand soap, soap, shampoo and healthy products.
  • Household & institutional disinfectant and cleansers, Public & hospital Hygiene.
  • Other fields such as leather, metal machining liquid, concrete, film, glue, textile, oiled, paper, etc.

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