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Synonyms for cresol

any of three poisonous colorless isomeric phenols

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The solution of cresols in potassium soap is known as lisole and is used in medicine as it reveals strong disinfecting activity.
4] phenolic - OH into alcoholic - OH - ECH M - Mie Wood - p - Cresol - Hydrolysis and Univ.
Drawing largely from his research and operations while reviving a failing company in India by diversifying its production of cresol (cresylic acid) to include high-value derivatives, chemist Mikhopadhyay presents information pertaining to various allied products in the domain of cresols network, and all aspects of alkyl phenols and downstream derivatives.
The feasibility of the biological methods to mineralize high-strength phenolic mixture (containing phenol, cresols and dimethylphenols) has also been shown by Brenner et al.
The 11 solvents which would be precluded from landfill disposal are: benzene, carbon tetrachloride, chlorobenzene, cresols, MEK, trichloroethylene, 2-nitropropane, nitrobenzene, pyridine, tetrachloroethylene and methylene chloride.
Cresols are organic compounds found in the crude phenol obtained from coal-tar, and are used in antiseptics.
3, but there also are limits for specific organic chemicals including benzene, formaldehyde, phenol, cresols and amines.
The male pheromone consists of a mixture of a rare form of linalool--a sweet-smelling oil otherwise found only in coriander seeds--and cresols, a component of a coal tar.
Adsorption of anilines and cresols on Nax and different cation-exchanged zeolites (equilibrium, kinetic, and IR investigations) // Separation Sci.
After reacting the mixture for 6 hours at 90-95[degrees]C, the mixture was distilled at temperatures up to 200[degrees]C and finally at 200[degrees]C and 25-30 mm Hg vacuum to remove unreacted cresols.
However, the method was developed primarily for phenol and the cresols, resulting in the elution of the polar p-aminophenol in the eluent front.
The two lists also include many of the organic compounds typically found in waste oil, organic binders, sea coal and coke, such as acetone, benzene, 2,4-dimethylphenol, ethylbenzene, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, naphthalene, 2methylnapthalene, phenol, dimethyl phthalate, phenanthrene, tetrachloroethylene, toluene, cresols, and xylenes.
Semi-coke solid wastes contain several organic and inorganic compounds (PAHs, oil products, sulfuric compounds), while liquid wastes (leachate) from the depository area are characterized by high concentration of phenol, cresols, dimethylphenols and resorcinols.