cresylic acid


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cresylic acid

n.
Any of a number of mixtures of several acids that are derived from petroleum and coal tar, boil above 204°C, contain varying amounts of cresols and other phenols, and are used in resins, disinfectants, solvents, and electrical insulation.
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The Plant is also able to produce phenol, cresylic acid, naphtha and methanol, which are sold as commodity chemicals.
It provides us with more data stability, faster reports and a more cost effective way to ensure compliance in the long run," said Leigh Ann Hawboldt, Manager of Training and Development for Merisol, a global provider of high quality phenolic products, with two major cresylic acid production facilities in Houston, Texas, and Johannesburg, South Africa.