4-Hexylresorcinol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

4-Hexylresorcinol Properties


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4-Hexylresorcinol is used as an anthelmintic and antiseptic agent for mouthwashes and skin wound cleansers and color retention agent in foods.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Slightly Red Powder
Boiling Point 333-335 °C
CAS Number 136-77-6
ChEBI 571514
Chemical Composition Zinc chloride-->Resorcine-->Hexanoic acid-->4-Hexanoylresorcinol
Density 1.049 g/cm3
EINECS Number 205-257-4
HS Code 29072900
IUPAC Name 4-hexylbenzene-1,3-diol
InChI 1S/C12H18O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-10-7-8-11(13)9-12(10)14/h7-9,13-14H,2-6H2,1H3
Melting Point 65-67 °C
Molar Mass 194.27 g/mol
Molecular Formula C12H18O2
NFPA 704 H-2, F-1, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number VH1575000
Solubility 0.05 g/100 mL (18 ºC)
Synonyms 1-(2',4'-Dihydroxyphenyl)Hexane;1-(2,4-Dihydroxyphenyl)Hexane;1,3-Benzenediol, 4-Hexyl-;1,3-Benzenediol,4-Hexyl-1,3-Benzenediol;1,3-Dihydroxy-4-Hexylbenzene;1,3-Dihydroxy-4-N-Hexylbenzene;1,4-Dihydroxy-4-Hexylbenzene;3-Benzenediol,4-Hexyl-1
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