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Record Information
Creation Date2016-05-19 01:31:06 UTC
Update Date2016-10-28 18:42:06 UTC
Accession NumberCHEM003973
Common Namep-Chloro-m-cresol
ClassSmall Molecule
DescriptionChlorocresol is a pinkish to white crystalline solid with a phenolic odor. Melting point 64-66C. Shipped as a solid or in a liquid carrier. Soluble in aqueous base. Toxic by ingestion, inhalation or skin absorption. Used as an external germicide. Used as a preservative in paints and inks.
Contaminant Sources
  • Clean Air Act Chemicals
  • My Exposome Chemicals
  • OECD HPV Chemicals
  • STOFF IDENT Compounds
  • Sludge Chemicals
  • ToxCast & Tox21 Chemicals
Contaminant TypeNot Available
Chemical Structure
Chlorocresol sodium saltMeSH
Chemical FormulaC7H7ClO
Average Molecular Mass142.583 g/mol
Monoisotopic Mass142.019 g/mol
CAS Registry Number59-50-7
IUPAC Name4-chloro-3-methylphenol
Traditional Namebaktol
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C7H7ClO/c1-5-4-6(9)2-3-7(5)8/h2-4,9H,1H3
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of chemical entities known as meta cresols. These are aromatic compounds containing a meta-cresol moiety, which consists of a benzene ring bearing a methyl group and a hydroxyl group at ring positions 1 and 3, respectively.
KingdomChemical entities
Super ClassOrganic compounds
Sub ClassPhenols
Direct ParentMeta cresols
Alternative Parents
  • 4-halophenol
  • M-cresol
  • 4-chlorophenol
  • Chlorobenzene
  • Halobenzene
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Toluene
  • Aryl halide
  • Aryl chloride
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Organohalogen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organochloride
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Biological Properties
StatusDetected and Not Quantified
OriginNot Available
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
ApplicationsNot Available
Biological RolesNot Available
Chemical RolesNot Available
Physical Properties
StateNot Available
AppearanceNot Available
Experimental Properties
Melting PointNot Available
Boiling PointNot Available
SolubilityNot Available
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility3.93 mg/mLALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)9.08ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area20.23 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity37.88 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability14.03 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, NegativeNot Available
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-054o-8900000000-78f1f507ee5a656f4a55View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot Available
Toxicity Profile
Route of ExposureNot Available
Mechanism of ToxicityNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
Toxicity ValuesNot Available
Lethal DoseNot Available
Carcinogenicity (IARC Classification)Not Available
Uses/SourcesNot Available
Minimum Risk LevelNot Available
Health EffectsNot Available
SymptomsNot Available
TreatmentNot Available
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DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
FooDB IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PDB IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
PubChem Compound ID1732
Kegg Compound IDC14331
YMDB IDNot Available
ECMDB IDNot Available
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
MSDSNot Available
General ReferencesNot Available