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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:
data from handbook or collection of data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form:
crystalline
Colour:
colourless
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
Thymol is a colourless crystalline solid.
Executive summary:

Thymol is a substance described in "Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry" from Fahlbusch, K.-G. et al. (2003). It is stated that thymol is a colourless crystalline solid.

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:
data from handbook or collection of data
Principles of method if other than guideline:
no data
GLP compliance:
not specified
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form:
crystalline
Colour:
colorless
Odour:
other: thyme
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
Thymol is a colourless, crystalline, organic solid.
Executive summary:

The phycical state of thymol was described in Römpp's Chemistry Lexicon as a colourless, crystalline, organic solid.

Description of key information

The substance is listed in handbooks and collections of data. So is written in "Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry" from Fahlbusch, K.-G. et al. (2003) that thymol is a colourless crystalline solid.

In Römpp's Chemistry Lexicon thymol is also described as a colourless, crystalline, organic solid (Roempp, 2005).

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
solid
Form:
solid: crystalline
Colour:
colourless

Additional information

The basic state of the substance is a solid, but the substance is only present as a melt when it is delivered to customers.