cresylic acid


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cresylic acid

[krə′sil·ik ′as·əd]
(materials)
A mixture of phenols containing varying amounts of xylenols, cresols, and other high-boiling fractions.
A crude mixture of the three cresol isomers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Triaryl phosphates made from phenol and cresylic acids and equivalent esters made from phenol and synthetic alkyl phenols are readily available.