Cresol - C7H8O
Cresol is colourless cristals or fluids with a smell similar to phenol. The chemical formula of Cresol is C7H8O, the structural formula is H3C-C6H4-OH.
Cresols exist in three forms: ortho-cresol (o-cresol), meta-cresol (m-cresol) and para-cresol (p-cresol).
It is used in the production of colourants among other things.
Cresol is not hazardous in low concentrations.
Molecular weight 108.14 g/mol
Solid phase Melting point: 29.8 °C
Liquid phase Boiling point: 191.0 °C