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4-Methylbenzyl alcohol

98%

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Synonym(s):
(4-Methylphenyl)methanol, (4-Tolyl)methanol, 4-Methylbenzenemethanol, p-Methylbenzyl alcohol, p-Tolualcohol, p-Tolylcarbinol, p-Tolylmethanol
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
122.16
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PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

assay

98%

bp

217 °C (lit.)

mp

59-61 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Cc1ccc(CO)cc1

InChI

1S/C8H10O/c1-7-2-4-8(6-9)5-3-7/h2-5,9H,6H2,1H3

InChI key

KMTDMTZBNYGUNX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Quality Level

100

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200

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bp

217 °C (lit.)

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-

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109-110 °C/14 mmHg (lit.)

mp

59-61 °C (lit.)

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107-110 °C (lit.)

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60-65 °C (lit.)

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33-36 °C (lit.)

General description

4-Methylbenzyl alcohol is widely used in flavoring and fragrances. Used as a precursor to synthesize aldehydes and polycarbonates.

Application

4-Methylbenzyl alcohol was used in the preparation of polycarbonates. It was also used to synthesize alcohols.

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

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WGK 2

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Not applicable

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Not applicable

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