ortho-Cresol (IUPAC name: 2-methylphenol, also known as 2-hydroxytoluene or ortho-Toluenol) is an organic compound with the formula CH3C6H4(OH). It is a colourless solid that is widely used intermediate in the production of other chemicals. It is a derivative of phenol and is an isomer of p-cresol and m-cresol.

CAS Number: 95-48-7
UN Number: 3455
Hazard Class: 6.1 (8)
Packing Group: II
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