xylenol

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xylenol

(ˈzaɪliːnɒl)
n
(Chemistry) chem a metameric phenol derivative of xylene, (CH3)2C6H3OH
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Phenol is used in the production of a number of chemicals like- bisphenol-A (BPA), phenolic resins, caprolactam, alkylphenols, aniline, 2,6-xylenol, etc.
The first one describes the separation of p-cresol from 2,6-xylenol with tert-butyl alcohol as solvent.
At the Selkirk plant, investment coupled with major debottlenecking efforts in alkylated products is expected to result in production increases of 2,6-xylenol by 15 percent and ortho-cresol by 40 percent.