Xylenol is characterized as an arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group. 6 isomers exist of xylenol of which 2,6-xylenol with both methyl group in an ortho position with respect to the hydroxyl group is the most important.

The name xylenol is a contraction of two similar compounds xylene and phenol. Xylenols, together with cresols and cresylic acid, are an important class of phenolics with great industrial importance. Xylenols are used as pesticides and used in the manufacture of antioxidants. Xylenol orange is a redox indicator built on a xylenol skeleton. It is also called dimethylphenol

Ref: 122297/2006-09-19


Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Xylenols (Xylenol or dimethylphenol is an arene compound ...)
Indicator (Indicator is identified as an observed value ...)


List of books: Xylenol

Related Articles

Xylenols ■■■■■■■■■■
Xylenol or dimethylphenol is an arene compound with two methyl groups and a hydroxyl group. 6 isomers . . . Read More
Methyl ■■■■■
The term methyl refers to a group of substances that are derived from methane and contain one atom of . . . Read More
Bell ■■■■
A Bell is described as a resonant metal object, closed at one end (the crown) and open at the other (the . . . Read More
we are looking for a dealer for our lollipops ■■■
we are looking for a dealer for our lollipops: Dear Mr., Mrs., - ; Having in mind that you are a trading . . . Read More
Salt ■■■
Salt which is also known as table salt or rock salt is used for taste enhancement and serves as an electrolyte . . . Read More
Seaweed fertilizer, Seaweed Extract Fertilizer, ■■■
- ; - ; Qingdao Free Trade Zone United International Inc. specializes in the research and manufacture . . . Read More
Antihistamines at psychology-glossary.com■■■
Antihistamines refer to common over-the-counter drugs with decongestant effects; drugs that counter the . . . Read More
Rubber ■■■
Rubber refers to a material that is capable of recovering from large deformations quickly and forcibly, . . . Read More
Sell the Chlorogenic acid ■■■
Sell the Chlorogenic acid: - ; We, Tai'an Zhonghui Plant Biochemical Co.,Ltd. are one of the leading . . . Read More
Pomegranate skin P.E. ■■
Pomegranate skin P.E.: Pomegranate skin P.E. - Plant Origin:Punica granatum - English Name: Megranate, . . . Read More

Other Related Pages