Phenol is one of the main components of coal tar. In 1834, Runge discovered phenol from coal tar. In 1841, Laurent made crystalline phenol for the first time. Phenol is a product in which one hydrogen atom on the benzene ring is substituted with a hydroxyl group. Phenols exist in nature in free form or in the form of derivatives (more in the form of derivatives). The pure product is white or colorless and deliquescent crystal. In the air or in the case of unclean substances gradually become reddish crystals. It has a special smell, is toxic, and is highly corrosive.


More About Phenol:

Molecular formula: C6H6O
Molecular weight: 94.11124
CAS no.:108-95-2
EINECS no. :203-632-7



AppearanceWhite crystal powder
Melting point40-42 °C(lit.)
Crystallization °C≥39.7
Pyridine content%≤0.05


Use Of Phenol:


It is an important organic synthetic raw material for phenolic resin, bisphenol A, phenolphthalein, picric acid, salicylic acid, alkylphenol and other chemicals, and can also be used as a solvent. It is used as a raw material for the manufacture of resins, synthetic fibers, and plastics, and is also used in the production of medicines, pesticides, and the like. It is a raw material for the manufacture of phenolic resins, paints and medicines.


Package Of Phenol:


Storage:The warehouse is ventilated at low temperature; it is stored separately from the oxidant.