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Title: Clorophene
CAS Registry Number: 120-32-1
CAS Name: 4-Chloro-2-(phenylmethyl)phenol
Additional Names: 4-chloro-a-phenyl-o-cresol; 2-benzyl-4-chlorophenol; 5-chloro-2-hydroxydiphenylmethane; o-benzyl-p-chlorophenol
Trademarks: Septiphene; Santophen 1 (Monsanto)
Molecular Formula: C13H11ClO
Molecular Weight: 218.68
Percent Composition: C 71.40%, H 5.07%, Cl 16.21%, O 7.32%
Literature References: Prepn: Klarmann et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 54, 3315 (1932); Klarmann, Gate, US 1967825 (to Lehn & Fink); from Na or K phenoxide and benzyl chloride followed by chlorination of the resulting o-benzylphenol: Kaiser, DE 703955 (1941 to Deutsche Hydrierwerke).
Properties: Crystals, mp 48.5°. bp3.5 160-162°. d5515.5 1.186-1.190.
Melting point: mp 48.5°
Boiling point: bp3.5 160-162°
Density: d5515.5 1.186-1.190
Use: In household, hospital and veterinary disinfectant preparations.

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