Alfa Aesar m-Cresol, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A107330B
m-Cresol is employed in the preparation of synthetic resins like phenol-formaldehyde resins, disinfectants, and photographic developers. It is used as industrial solvent for dissolving polymers such as polyaniline. It acts as a precursor to vitamin E and antiseptic amylmetacresol. It is used as insuline preservatives.
Miscible with water, diethylether, chloroform and ethanol.
Hygroscopic. Air and light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids, aluminum and aluminum alloys.
|Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, chloroform|
|202° to 204°C|
|11° to 12°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
GHS P Statement
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CRESOLS, LIQUID
RTECSNumber : GO6125000
TSCA : TSCA