Diathymosulfone

Title: Diathymosulfone
CAS Registry Number: 5964-62-5
CAS Name: 4,4¢-[Sulfonylbis(4,1-phenyleneazo)]bis[5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)]phenol
Additional Names: 6,6¢-[sulfonylbis(p-phenyleneazo)]dithymol; bis[p-(4-hydroxy-2-methyl-5-isopropylphenylazo)phenyl] sulfone; 4,4¢-bis(p-isopropyl-m-cresylazo)diphenyl sulfone; thymol sulfone
Trademarks: Diatox
Molecular Formula: C32H34N4O4S
Molecular Weight: 570.70
Percent Composition: C 67.35%, H 6.00%, N 9.82%, O 11.21%, S 5.62%
Literature References: Prepn: GB 758744 (1956 to Lab. Laborec); Chiarlo et al., Arch. Ital. Sci. Farmacol. 7, 167 (1957), C.A. 51, 16949c (1957).
Properties: Red-brown microcrystalline powder from ethanol + water, mp 222-224°. Absorption max (alcohol): 400 nm. Practically insol in water. Sol in alkali solns with red color, in dioxane, acetone; less sol in alcohol, ether.
Melting point: mp 222-224°
Absorption maximum: Absorption max (alcohol): 400 nm
Derivative Type: Di-silver salt
Additional Names: Thymolated silver sulfone
Molecular Formula: C32H32Ag2N4O4S
Molecular Weight: 784.42
Percent Composition: C 49.00%, H 4.11%, Ag 27.50%, N 7.14%, O 8.16%, S 4.09%
Therap-Cat: Antibacterial (leprostatic).
Keywords: Antibacterial (Synthetic); Sulfones; Antibacterial (Leprostatic).
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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