Honokiol

  • [1,1'-Biphenyl]-2,4'-diol, 3',5-di-2-propenyl-
  • 3',5-Diallyl-2,4'-biphenyldiol
Formula
C18H18O2
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
35354-74-6
Merck
12,4780

Properties.
Formula
C18H18O2
Formula mass
266.34
Melting point, °C
86 - 86.5
Boiling point, °C
400
Density
1.107 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
9.63
Partition coefficient, pKow
4.20
Heat of vaporization
67.7 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area. Do not store above 4 C.
Protection
Lab coat, impervious gloves, safety glasses.
Small spills/leaks
Use shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
184
Fire fighting
Extinguish with dry chemical powder, water spray, foam or fog. Do not use water jet. Fire fighters should wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full turnout gear.
Fire potential
May be combustible at high temperatures.
Health
0
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention.
   Eyes
Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Transport.