Dichloroxylenol

Title: Dichloroxylenol
CAS Registry Number: 133-53-9
CAS Name: 2,4-Dichloro-3,5-dimethylphenol
Additional Names: 2,4-dichloro-3,5-xylenol; DCMX
Molecular Formula: C8H8Cl2O
Molecular Weight: 191.05
Percent Composition: C 50.29%, H 4.22%, Cl 37.11%, O 8.37%
Literature References: Prepn: Lesser, Gad, Ber. 56, 963 (1923); Jones, J. Chem. Soc. 1941, 267; Gemmell, Manuf. Chem. 23, 63 (1952).
Properties: Crystals from petr ether, mp 95-96°. Sublimes. Volatile with steam. Soly in water: one part in 5000. Soly at 15° in 100 parts of solvent: benzene, 14; toluene, 15; acetone, 73; diethyl ketone, 59; petr ether, 4; chloroform, 25; CCl4, 10.
Melting point: mp 95-96°
Use: Bacteriostat in soaps; mold inhibitor, preservative.
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