Molecular formula :
traits : odor and corrosion.
dissolved : dissolved in acid.
purposes : for the separation of phenol, cresol, m-cresol and manufacture of plastics, preservatives, disinfectants, flotation agents, plasticizers, etc..
preparation or sources : coal tar contained acidic material. Mainly phenols, such as phenol, cresol, m-cresol and its homologue. Caustic soda solution with the general treatment of coal tar, the separation of sodium solution and then-derived carbon dioxide.
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