Sesamex

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Sesamex
Sesamex.svg
Names
IUPAC name
5-[1-[2-(2-Ethoxyethoxy)ethoxy]ethoxy]-1,3-benzodioxole
Other names
Sesoxane
Identifiers
51-14-9 N
ChemSpider 5592 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C19146 N
PubChem 5796
Properties[1]
C15H22O6
Molar mass 298.33 g·mol−1
Appearance Straw-colored liquid
Boiling point 137 to 141 °C (279 to 286 °F; 410 to 414 K) at 0.08 mmHg
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Sesamex, also called sesoxane, is an organic compound. It is used as a synergist, that is, it enhances the potency of pesticides such pyrethrins and pyrethroids, even though Sesamex itself is not a pesticide[2]

Solubility[edit]

Sesamex is soluble in kerosene, freon 11, and freon 12.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Merck Index, 12th Edition, 8615
  2. ^ Robert L. Metcalf “Insect Control” in Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry” Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2002. doi:10.1002/14356007.a14_263