Aromatic Organic Compound
Phenol is an aromatic organic compound with the molecular formula C₆H₅OH. It is a white crystalline solid that is volatile. The molecule consists of a phenyl group bonded to a hydroxy group. Mildly acidic, it requires careful handling because it can cause chemical burns.
Phenol is a mildly acidic toxic white crystalline solid obtained from coal tar and used in chemical manufacture, and in dilute form as a disinfectant.
Phenolic compounds are a group of small molecules characterized by their structures having at least one phenol unit.
Phenol is a type of organic compound. While toxic to consume on its own, it's available in tiny doses in many household products like mouthwash and spray cleaners. In its pure form, it may be colorless or white.
Phenol red (also known as phenolsulfonphthalein or PSP) is a pH indicator frequently used in cell biology laboratories.