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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This is in agreement with the previously obtained data where phenol and cresols showed to be easily biodegradable compared to dimethylphenols [11, 12].
Formation of dimethylmuconolactones from dimethylphenols by Alcaligenes eutroghus JMP 134 // Applied and Environmental Microbiology.
However, these oxidative methods are relatively expensive [4] and may lead to the formation of the toxic byproducts from phenol, dimethylphenols and cresols.
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.