Phenol - C6H5OH

Phenol are highly corrosive and poisonous crystals. The lethal dose for a human is about 15 g but as small quantity as 1 g has caused deaths.

Phenol is used in the production of colourants, explosives and detergents.


  • Molecular weight:

    94.11 g/mol

  • Solid phase:

    Melting point: 40.5 °C

  • Liquid phase:

    Boiling point: 187.1 °C