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It is used as a disinfectant and in the production of drugs, weedkillers, and synthetic resins. It is also used in cosmetic surgery on skin.
It is used as a disinfectant and in the production of drugs, weedkillers, and synthetic resins. It is also used in cosmetic surgery as an exfoliant, to remove layers of dead skin.

Phenol or carbolic acid, is a white crystalline solid, with a chemical formula of C6H5OH. With a melting point of 43C and a boiling point of 182C. It can be made from the partial oxidation of benzene, or by the [cumene process]? or [raschig process]?.

It is used as a disinfectant and in the production of drugs, weedkillers, and synthetic resins. It is also used in cosmetic surgery as an exfoliant, to remove layers of dead skin.

See also phenols


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