cresylicacid

cresylic acid n.
1. Any of several acids derived from petroleum and coal tar that boil above 204°C, contain varying amounts of xylene and cresol, and are used in disinfectants, solvents, and electrical insulation.
2. A mixture of the three isomers of cresol.

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Universalium. 2010.

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