An antiseptic and disinfectant. It is active against a wide range of micro-organisms including some fungi and viruses, but is only slowly effective against spores. It has been used to disinfect skin and to relieve itching. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p801)

Phenol, Carbolic acid
Molecular Weight 94.1112g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H6O
b.p.182 °C
m.p.43 °C (solid at r.t.)
d1.06 g/cm³
Safety:!:Avoid all contact
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