2-Amino-p-cresol is a crystalline, sublime solid soluble in oxygenated solvents. It serves as an important starting material for production of colorants and other intermediates.
The compound is produced by nitration of p-cresol and subsequent reduction of the nitro-p-cresol.
Applications in Colorants
The aromatic compound is used to produce colorants such as:
|Fluorescent Brightener 135|
|Fluorescent Brightener PF|
|Reactive Blue 40|
|Mordant Green 10|
Applications in Intermediates
2-Amino-p-cresol can be converted into the following versatile intermediates:
|In synthesis of functionalized spiropyran of benzoxazonone series|
|As major sensitizer in contact allergy to Disperse Yellow 3|
|Appearance||–||Clear crystalline powder or crystals with characteristic odor|
|Solubility in 1% methanol solution||–||Solution should be clear and light color|
|Identification by HPLC||–||Should conform to reference chromatogram|
|Water content||%||Max 1.5|
|Sulphated Ash||%||Max 1.5|
|Related substances by HPLC|
|a. 2,6-diaminomethyl-4-phenol||%||Max 0.2|
|b. 4-Methyl-3-aminophenol||%||Max 0.1|
|c. Any other impurity||%||Max 0.1|
|d. Total impurities||%||Max 0.5|
|Assay by titration||%||Min 97|
The product is stored under inert atmosphere at ambient temperature.
25 kg HDPE drum
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