Other Names 2-Hydroxy-1-methylbenzene
Registered Numbers GB/T 14156-93 (I 1105), CAS 95-48-7,FEMA 3480
Molecular Formula C7H8O
Molecular Weight 108.14
Colorless or yellow liquid or crystals, with phenol odour. Melting point: 30.9℃,boiling point:191℃, flashing point:81℃, the relative density()1.0273, refractive index() 1.5361,solubility in water:3% at 40℃.O-cresol is soluble in benzene and organic solvent.
O-Cresol is extracted from natural tree oil by distillation method.
1. Appearance: Colorless or yellow liquid or crystals
2. Purity: ≥99%(Chromatography)
GB2760-86 states that o-cresol is suit for edible flavour.
FEMA (0.5mg/kg) for meat and soup, flavoring, crops and seafood.
1kg or 5kg aluminum bucket.