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Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: authoritative handbook
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: no data
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
other: needles (from water), prisms (from ethanol - diethyl ether)
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
state: solid
form: needles from water and prisms from ethanol - diethyl ether
Executive summary:

state: solid

form: needles from water and prisms from ethanol - diethyl ether

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer reviewed database
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: no data
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
other: needles or plates
Colour:
colourless or yellowish
Odour:
other: stinging
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
solid needles or plates from colourless to yellowish with stinging odor
Executive summary:

solid needles or plates from colourless to yellowish with stinging odor

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: peer reviewed database
Qualifier:
according to
Guideline:
other: no data
GLP compliance:
no
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Key result
Form:
solid: crystalline
Remarks:
from alcohol plus ether
Conclusions:
state: solid
form: crystalls from alcohol plus ether
Executive summary:

state: solid

form: crystalls from alcohol plus ether

Description of key information

state: solid

form: crystals

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid

Additional information

All study records show that 2,5-xylenol appears in solid form of crystals at 20 °C and 1013 hPa.

Depending on the solvent you get different forms of crystals:

CRC Handbook: needles from water and prisms from ethanol - diethyl ether

Gestis: needles or plates from colourless to yellowish with stinging odor

Merck Index: crystalls from alcohol plus ether