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Substance Name: Tar acids, cresylic, residues
RN: 68555-24-8


  • TSCA Definition 2018: The residue from crude coal tar acids after removal of phenol, cresols, xylenols and any higher boiling phenols. A black solid with a melting point above approximately ( Composed primarily of polyalkylphenols, resin gums, inorganic salts.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

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Names and Synonyms


  • (C1-C3) Alkylphenol
  • Cresylic acid tar
  • Cresylic acids residue (coal)
  • EINECS 271-418-0

Systematic Name

  • Tar acids, cresylic, residues

Superlist Names

  • Tar acids, cresylic residues
  • Tar acids, cresylic, residues

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 68555-24-8

System Generated Number

  • 0068555248