Clofoctol

  • Octofene
  • 2-(2,4-Dichlorobenzyl)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol
  • 2-(2,4-Dichlorobenzyl)-4-(2,4,4-trimethyl-2-pentyl)phenol
Formula
C21H26Cl2O
Structure
Uses
An antibacterial agent which is active only on Gram + bacteria.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
37693-01-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
253-632-6
RTECS
SL0533000
RTECS class
Drug
Merck
12,2439
Beilstein/Gmelin
2478182
Beilstein Reference
5-06

Properties.
Formula
C21H26Cl2O
Formula mass
365.34
Melting point, °C
78
Boiling point, °C
448
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-8 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
10.21 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
73.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at 2-8 C.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen chloride gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
160
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Avoid contact and inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.