xylenol

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xy·le·nol

(zī'lĕ-nol),
Occurring in six isomeric types; used in the manufacture of coal tar disinfectants and synthetic resins.
Synonym(s): dimethylphenol

xylenol

(zī′lĕ-nol″, -nōl″) [ xylene + -ol]
Any of six dimethylphenols found in the pine-type coal tar disinfectants.
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In the case of o-cresol and dimethylphenols the maximum values were achieved by the 74th hour, and a lag period of approximately one day was observed before oxidation occurred.
The biodegradation efficiency of phenol, dimethylphenols and cresols in semicoke dump leachates was also studied by Heinaru et al.
Semi-coke solid wastes contain several organic and inorganic compounds (PAHs, oil products, sulfuric compounds), while liquid wastes (leachate) from the depository area are characterized by high concentration of phenol, cresols, dimethylphenols and resorcinols.