Carbolic acid

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White; crystalline; deliquescent; C6 H5 OH; a burning taste; and an odor resembling that of creosote. Contained in the heavy oil of coal tar, from which it is distilled at between 165 degrees C and 190 degrees C. It is a caustic poison. Antidotes are epsom salts, alcohol, and heat. See also: phenol
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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