Agent Name

o-Benzylphenol

CAS Number

28994-41-4

Formula

C13-H12-O

Major Category

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Synonyms

2-Benzylphenol; Phenol, 2-(phenylmethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 2-(Phenylmethyl)phenol; alpha-Phenyl-o-cresol; (2-Hydroxydiphenyl)methane; [Merck Index]

Category

Phenols

Description

Liquid or crystals; mp = 20.2-20.9 deg C; [Merck Index] Light brown crystalline solid; mp = 50-54 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Metabolite of diphenylmethane." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Diphenylmethane." See "Phenol."

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