Chemical Name 4-Chloro-3-Methylphenol
Synonyms 3-methyl-4-chlorophenol, p-Chloro-m-cresol, Chlorocresol,
2-chloro-5-hydroxytoluene, p-chlorocresol, aptal, baktol,
baktolan, candaseptic, parmatol, parol, pcmc and peritonan.
Chemical Formula C7H7ClO
CAS NO. 59-50-7
Molecular Weight 142.6
Appearance White crystalline powder or needle crystal
PROPERTIES TYPICAL VALUE
Active Content (%): 98.0 min
Melting point, ºC 64-67
Solubility Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, ketone and alkali solution
PCMC is a highly effective germicide and fungicide; it is widely used in personal care products, film,
adhesives or glue, textile, inks, paints, paper and leather. It is effectively to control the growth of a wide
spectrum of microorganisms – bacteria, mould and fungi.