Dichlorophen

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Dichlorophen
Dichlorophen.svg
Ball-and-stick mode of the dichlorophen molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-Chloro-2-[(5-chloro-2-hydroxyphenyl)methyl]phenol
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Identifiers
CAS Number 97-23-4 YesY
ATC code P02DX02 (WHO)
PubChem CID 3037
ChemSpider 2929 N
UNII T1J0JOU64O YesY
KEGG C14292 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL33845 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C13H10Cl2O2
Molar mass 269.12 g/mol
Physical data
Density 1.42 g/cm3 g/cm3
Melting point 177.5 °C (351.5 °F)
Solubility in water 0.003 g/100 mL[1] mg/mL (20 °C)
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Dichlorophen is an anticestodal agent, fungicide, germicide, and antimicrobial agent.[2] It is used in combination with toluene for the removal of parasites such as ascarids, hookworms, and tapeworms from dogs and cats.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 8–118, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2 
  2. ^ Milne, G.W.A. (Ed.). (2005). Gardner's commercially important chemicals: Synonyms, trade names, and properties. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Interscience. Google Books
  3. ^ "Code of Federal Regulations", Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Volume 6 (U.S. Government Printing Office), 2005-04-01, retrieved 2009-05-01