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L06841 2,6-Diisopropylphenol, 97%

CAS Number
2078-54-8
Synonyms
Propofol

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L06841-14 25g 23.40
L06841-22 100g 73.50
L06841-36 500g 252.00
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2,6-Diisopropylphenol, 97%

MDL
MFCD00008885
EINECS
218-206-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C12H18O
Formula Weight
178.28
Melting point
17-18°
Boiling Point
254-256°
Flash Point
113°(235°F)
Density
0.962
Refractive Index
1.5140
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Very slightly soluble in water.

Applications

2,6-Diisopropylphenol plays the role of an antioxidant by reacting with free radicals to form a phenoxyl radical, a property associated with all phenol-based free radical scavengers. It is an effective intravenous hypnotic agent, widely used for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia and for sedation in the intensive care unit. It is useful for the induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

C.Frenkel; B.W.Urban. Human brain sodium channels as one of the molecular target sites for the new intravenous anaesthetic propofol (2,6-diisopropylphenol). European Journal of Pharmacology. 1991, 208,(1), 75-79.

 

P.G.Murphy; D.S.Myers; M.J.Davies; N.R.Webster; J.G.Jones. The antioxidant potential of propofol (2,6-diisopropylphenol). British Journal of Anaesthesia. 1992, 68,(6), 613-618.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7834
Beilstein
1866484
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2907.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
SL0810000

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