dodecylphenol

[ doh-duh-sil-fee-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˈdoʊ də sɪlˈfi nɔl, -nɒl /

noun Chemistry.

a thick, straw-colored, water-insoluble liquid mixture of isomers having the formula C18H30O, used chiefly as a solvent and as an intermediate for surface-active agents.

Origin of dodecylphenol

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