Cyclohexanol appears as a colorless liquid with a camphor-like odor. Soluble in most organic liquids. Cyclohexanol is the organic compound with the formula HOCH(CH2)5. The molecule is related to cyclohexane by replacement of one hydrogen atom by a hydroxyl group.


Melting Point23 °C
Boiling Point161 °C
Density0.948 g/mL at 25 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Solvents


  • Polymers
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction

Synonyms: 1-Cyclohexanol I Hexahydrophenol

Chemical Formula: C6H12O

CAS Number: 108-93-0