Meeting the need for a comprehensive source addressing every aspect of cresol production, analysis, and impact, this detailed reference offers the most up-to-date account of cresols and their downstream derivatives, written by an internationally renowned consultant in the fine chemicals industry. This guide provides a comprehensive and in-depth discussion of every aspect of alkyl phenyls and their downstream derivatives, contains the latest research and developments in the field of cresols, identifies new and emerging technologies for innovative products in the cresol industry, and emphasizes that cresol isomers and their downstream derivatives are as important as phenol and related products for organic chemical synthesis.
Phenol, Cresols and Other Alkyl Phenols. Production of Synthetic Cresols. Production of Individual Cresols. Cresols and Their Derivatives. Derivatives of Para-cresol. Derivatives of Meta-Cresol. Derivatives of Ortho-Cresol. Cresol derivatives-Building Blocks for Agrochemicals. Cresol Derivatives-Building Blocks for Pharmaceuticals. Flavors, Fragrances, and Food Additives from Cresol Derivatives. Waste-Minimization Through Recovery of Inorganic By-Products in a Cresols Complex. Conclusions