chlorothymol

chlorothymol

[‚klȯr·ə′thī‚mȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3C6H2(OH)(C3H7)Cl White crystals melting at 59-61°C; soluble in benzene alcohol, insoluble in water; used as a bactericide.
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activity MW Phenol 108-95-2 ND 94.1 2-Methylphenol 95-48-7 ND 108.1 4-Methylphenol 106-44-5 ND 108.1 Thymol 89-83-8 ND 150.2 Chlorothymol 89-68-9 1/400,000 184.7 4-t-Amylphenol 80-46-6 1/200,000 164.3 Carvacrol 499-75-2 ND 150.2 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol 59-50-7 1/3,000,000 142.6 4-Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol 88-04-0 1/900,000 156.6 2,2'-Dihydroxybiphenyl 1806-29-7 ND 186.2 8-Hydroxyquinoline 148-24-3 ND 145.2 Abbreviations: CAS, Chemical Abstracts Service; MW, molecular weight; ND, not detected.
Chlorothymols (CTh) are applied as effective fungicide components and chlorocresols (CCr) can be found in metalworking fluids, pharmaceutical products and agricultural pesticides.