Orthocresol
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MedKoo CAT#: 591597

CAS#: 95-48-7

Description: Ortho-Cresol, also 2-methylphenol, is an organic compound with the formula CH₃C₆H₄. It is a colourless solid that is widely used intermediate in the production of other chemicals.


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Orthocresol
CAS# 95-48-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 591597
Name: Orthocresol
CAS#: 95-48-7
Chemical Formula: C7H8O
Exact Mass: 108.0575
Molecular Weight: 108.14
Elemental Analysis: C, 77.75; H, 7.46; O, 14.79

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Synonym: Orthocresol; NSC 23076 NSC-23076; NSC23076

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Phenol, 2-methyl-

InChi Key: QWVGKYWNOKOFNN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H8O/c1-6-4-2-3-5-7(6)8/h2-5,8H,1H3

SMILES Code: OC1=CC=CC=C1C

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 108.14 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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