Natural  phenol

Other Names carbolic acid
Registered Numbers CAS 108-95-2,FEMA3223, GB/T 14156-93 (I 1109)
Molecular Formula C6H5OH
Molecular Weight 94.11
Structural Formula


    Colorless or yellow liquid or crystals with characteristic and sweet odor. Melting point:40-42℃,freezing point:40.9℃,boiling point181.7℃,flashing point 78℃,the relative density () 1.05425 at 41℃.It is corrosive solvent. Solubility in water: 1g/15ml.It is soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether, chloroform, glycerin etc, it is insoluble in petroleum ether. It is a weak acid when it dissolves in water (0.5mol/L PH 4.0-5.0).

Production Method:

    phenol is extracted from tree oil by distillation method.

Quality standards:
    1. Appearance: Colorless or yellow liquid or crystals
    2. Purity:≥99%(Chromatography) temporality

   GB2760-86 states that it is allowable for edible flavour.

Recommended Dosage:
    FEMA (0.5mg/kg) for soft drink, candy, bake food and pudding.

    1kg or 5kg aluminum bucket.

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