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Title: Acetomeroctol
CAS Registry Number: 584-18-9
CAS Name: (Acetato-O)[2-hydroxy-5-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl]mercury
Additional Names: 2-(acetoxymercuri)-4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol
Trademarks: Merbak (Schieffelin)
Molecular Formula: C16H24HgO3
Molecular Weight: 464.95
Percent Composition: C 41.33%, H 5.20%, Hg 43.14%, O 10.32%
Literature References: Prepn: Niederl, Shukis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 66, 844 (1944).
Properties: Crystals, mp 158°. Practically insol in water. Sol in alc, ether, chloroform. Sparingly sol in benzene. Marketed as a 1:1000 soln contg 50% (v/v) alc and 10% (v/v) acetone.
Melting point: mp 158°
Therap-Cat: Antiseptic.
Keywords: Antiseptic/Disinfectant; Phenols.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.

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