para-Cresol, also 4-methylphenol, is an organic compound with the formula CH₃C₆H₄. It is a colourless solid that is widely used intermediate in the production of other chemicals.
- Formula: C7H8O
- Density: 1.03 g/cm³
- Boiling point: 201.8 °C
- Related phenols: o-cresol, m-cresol, phenol
- Solubility in diethyl ether: fully miscible
- Melting point: 35.5 °C (95.9 °F; 308.6 K)
- Molar mass: 108.13