4,4'-Biphenol

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4,4'-Biphenol
Displayed structure of a 4,4'-biphenol molecule
3D model of a 4,4'-biphenol molecule
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
[1,1'-Biphenyl]-4,4'-diol
Other names
4,4'-Dihydroxybiphenyl
4,4'-Diphenol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.001
KEGG
Properties
C12H10O2
Molar mass 186.21 g·mol−1
Melting point 284 to 285 °C (543 to 545 °F; 557 to 558 K)
Boiling point Sublimes
Insoluble in water
Soluble in ethanol and ether
Hazards
Safety data sheet MSDS
Flash point > 93.3 °C (199.9 °F; 366.4 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

4,4'-Biphenol is an organic compound which is a phenolic derivative of biphenyl. 4,4'-Biphenol is harmful in contact with skin, and irritating to the eyes and respiratory system. It is estrogenic and cytotoxic.[1] Upon decomposition, it can form harmful gases like carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide. It should not be stored with strong oxidizing agents.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Murakami, Y.; Ishii, H.; Hoshina, S.; Takada, N.; Ueki, A.; Tanaka, S.; Kadoma, Y.; Ito, S.; Machino, M.; Fujisawa, S. (2009). "Antioxidant and Cyclooxygenase-2-inhibiting Activity of 4,4'-Biphenol, 2,2'-Biphenol and Phenol" (pdf). Anticancer Research. 29 (6): 2403–2410. PMID 19528508.