4,4'-Bis(dimethylamino)benzhydrol

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4,4′-Bis(dimethylamino)benzhydrol
Mischler'sBenzhydrol.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Bis[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]methanol
Other names
Michler's hydrol; 4,4′-Bisdimethylaminodiphenylcarbinol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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EC Number
  • 204-335-5
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C17H22N2O/c1-18(2)15-9-5-13(6-10-15)17(20)14-7-11-16(12-8-14)19(3)4/h5-12,17,20H,1-4H3
    Key: YLZSIUVOIFJGQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CN(C)C1=CC=C(C=C1)C(C2=CC=C(C=C2)N(C)C)O
Properties
C17H22N2O
Molar mass 270.376 g·mol−1
Appearance White solid
Melting point 98–100 °C (208–212 °F; 371–373 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS07: Exclamation mark
Warning
H315, H319, H335
P261, P264, P271, P280, P302+P352, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P312, P321, P332+P313, P337+P313, P362, P403+P233, P405, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

4,4′-Bis(dimethylamino)benzhydrol is an organic compound with the formula (Me2NC6H4)2CH(OH), where Me is methyl. It is a white solid that is soluble is a variety of organic solvents. The compound is notable as the reduced derivative of Michler's ketone. It is a precursor to triarylmethane dyes.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Muthyala, Ramaiah; Katritzky, Alan R.; Lan, Xiangfu (1994). "A synthetic study on the preparation of triarylmethanes". Dyes and Pigments. 25 (4): 303–324. doi:10.1016/0143-7208(94)87017-9.