2,6-Xylenol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2,6-Xylenol Properties


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2,6-Xylenol is a chemical compound which is one of the six isomers of xylenol. 2,6-Xylenol is a monomer for poly(p-phenylene oxide) engineering resins through carbon -oxygen oxidative coupling. It is used as Intermediate for Plastics, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and is used as a solvent.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless crystals or white powder
Boiling Point 203 °C(lit.)
CAS Number 576-26-1
ChEBI 138252
Chemical Composition o-Cresol
Density 1.15 g/cm3
EINECS Number 209-400-1
HS Code 29071400
IUPAC Name 2,6-Dimethylphenol
Melting Point 43-45 °C(lit.)
Molar Mass 122.16 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H10O
NFPA 704 H-2, F-2, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number ZE6125000
Solubility 10 g/L (20 ºC)
Synonyms VIC-M-XYLENOL;1,2,6-Xylenol;1,3-Dimethyl-2-hydroxybenzene;1-Hydroxy-2,6-dimethylbenzene;2,6-dimethyl-pheno;ai3-08524;m-2-Xylenol.