3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||142.58 g·mol−1|
|Safety data sheet||Oxford MSDS|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
p-Chlorocresol (p-chloro-m-cresol; PCMC; brand name: Preventol CMK) is a chlorinated phenol which is used as an antiseptic and preservative. It forms colourless, dimorphous crystals at room temperature and is only slightly soluble in water. For use as a disinfectant such as a hand wash, it is commonly dissolved in alcohol in combination with other phenols. It is a moderate allergen for sensitive skin.
- Susan C Smolinske (1992), Handbook of Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Excipients, p. 87
- C. Glen Mayhall (2004), Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control, p. 1741
- Howard I. Maibach (2001), Toxicology of Skin, p. 339