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Piroctone Olamine Properties

Piroctone Olamine

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Piroctone Olamine is a compound sometimes used in the treatment of fungal infections. It is the ethanolamine salt of the hydroxamic acid derivative piroctone. It is often used in anti-dandruff shampoo as a replacement for the commonly used compound zinc pyrithione.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point 344.1 °C
CAS Number 68890-66-4
EINECS Number 272-574-2
InChI 1S/C14H23NO2.C2H7NO/c1-10-6-12(15(17)13(16)8-10)7-11(2)9-14(3,4)5;3-1-2-4/h6,8,11,17H,7,9H2,1-5H3;4H,1-3H2
Molar Mass 298.42 g/mol
Molecular Formula C16H30N2O3
Synonyms Piroctone Olamine;Octopirox;Piroctone Ethanolamine
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