ALTERNATIVE  NAMES

  • Cresot oil, liquid pitch oil, Tar oil

CHARACTERISTIS

  • Its color is dark yellow or dark greenish brown
  • It is an oil like aqueous crystal compound
  • It smells like naphthene and it contains naphthalene and anthracene in it.
  • The distillation range is 200 to 400 OC while the flash point is 165 degreeF

SOLUBILITY

  • It is soluble in alcohol and toluene
  • Insoluble in water 

 AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE

335 OC

DENSITY

  • 1.06 to 1.10

SOURCE

  • Obtained by the fractional distillation of coal tar

PURIFICATION

  • Done by rectification

GRADES

  • Technical, crude, and refined Grades are available

PRECAUTION

  • Its smoke and vapors are highly poisonous
  • It causes irritation on skin and in eyes

USES

  • It is uses to prevent wood from termite
  • It is also used in disinfectant compounds, phenyl industry and anti-fungal chemicals.

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