Phenol is an aromatic organic compound that is considered a type of alcohol of the third group.
Phenol is one of the oldest disinfectants that was first extracted from coal, but today it is produced on a large scale from petroleum derivatives.
Phenol is also obtained from monohydroxybenzene, which is extracted from coal tar in an alkaline medium with an efficiency of 0.7%.
|Molecular mass||94.11 g/mol|
|Melting Point||40.5 °C|
|Boiling point||181.7 °C|
|Appearance||White crystalline solid|
- Plastic industry
- Oil Industry
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Health and medicinal materials
- Main precursor of polycarbonate and epoxy resins
- Wood industry
This chemical is available in 225 kg metal drums.
- carbolic acid
- phenylic acid
- phenic acid