4-Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol PCMX CAS 88-04-0 is white crystalline powder,slight aromatic odor.Melting point is 114℃~116℃,boiling point is 246℃. Slightly soluble in water, soluble in dilute alkali solutions, freely soluble in many organic reagents.
PCMX is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial chemical compound used to control bacteria, algae, fungi and virus. It is used in hospitals and households for disinfection and sanitation. It is also commonly used in antibacterial soaps, wound-cleansing applications and household antiseptics such as Dettol liquid (to which it contributes its distinctive odor), cream and ointments.
Specification of PCMX
Appearance White crystalline powder
Assay 98.5% min
Identification Infra Red Absorption complies with working STD
Melting point 114℃~116℃
Water,% 0.5 max
Residue on ignition,% 0.1 max
Iron,% 0.01 max
2-Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol(OCMX),% 0.2 max
3,5-dimethylphenol(3,5-DMP),% 0.2 max
2,4-Dichloro-3,5-dimethylphenol(DCMX),% 0.5 max
* Please refer to Certificate of Analysis for details.
Application of PCMX
- PCMX is a highly effective broad-spectrum antimicrobial and preservative,used to inhibit bacteria,fungi and mold growth.
Display a combination of sterilization and preservation of unique,so efficient and no toxic in many sterilization application.
- Used as sterilization in family,medicine,industrial supplies, also added to some medicinal powder,soap,hygiene and anti dandruff shampoo.
- As a preservative and fungicide,also can be apply in paint,textile,paper making industry,cosmetics and polishing agent
25kg per fiber drum
9mt per 20ft container with pallet, 14.4mt per 20ft container without pallet