Chlorothymol

Title: Chlorothymol
CAS Registry Number: 89-68-9
CAS Name: 4-Chloro-5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)phenol
Additional Names: 6-chlorothymol; 4-chlorothymol; 1-methyl-3-hydroxy-4-isopropyl-6-chlorobenzene; 6-chloro-4-isopropyl-1-methyl-3-phenol
Molecular Formula: C10H13ClO
Molecular Weight: 184.66
Percent Composition: C 65.04%, H 7.10%, Cl 19.20%, O 8.66%
Literature References: Made by the action of sulfuryl chloride on thymol in CCl4: Satriana et al., J. Am. Pharm. Assoc. 39, 135 (1950); H. Pahlicke, DE 905738 (1954 to Diwag), C.A. 52, 16294i (1958). Antifungal properties: M. Iannarone, Drug Stand. 25, 190 (1957).
Properties: Crystals. mp 62-64° (59-61° N.F. XII). One gram dissolves in about 1000 ml water, 0.5 ml alcohol, 2 ml benzene, 2 ml chloroform, 1.5 ml ether, about 10 ml petr ether; also sol in dil aq NaOH.
Melting point: mp 62-64° (59-61° N.F. XII)
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