3-Ethylphenol

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3-Ethyl phenol
Chemical structure of 3-ethyl phenol
Names
IUPAC name
3-Ethylphenol
Identifiers
620-17-7
ChemSpider 11604
Jmol 3D model Interactive image
PubChem 12101
Properties
C8H10O
Molar mass 122.16 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

3-Ethylphenol is a natural phenol found in urine samples of female elephants.[1]

It is used as a photographic chemical intermediate and an intermediate for the cyan coupler of photographic paper.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Urinary, temporal gland, and breath odors from Asian elephants of Mudumalai National Park. L.E.L. Rasmussen and V. Krishnamurthy, Gajah, the Journal of the Asian Elephant Specialist Group, January 2001, Number 20, pages 1-8 (article)
  2. ^ Industrialization of the process for cyancoupler intermediate production. Res Dev Rep Sumitomo Chem, Horikawa Y, 1998, Volume 2, pages 44-48