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Alfa Aesar™ 2,6-Diisopropylphenol, 97%

An anesthetic that exhibits direct activation of the GABA-A receptor

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,6-Diisopropylphenol
CAS 2078-54-8
Formula Weight 178.28
MDL Number MFCD00008885
Beilstein 1866484
Merck Index 14,7834
Synonym Propofol
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AAL0684114

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alfa aesar™
L0684114
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0684122

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alfa aesar™
L0684122
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0684136

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alfa aesar™
L0684136
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 17° to 18°C
Boiling Point 254° to 256°C
Formula Weight 178.28
Chemical Name or Material 2,6-Diisopropylphenol
MDL Number MFCD00008885
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Synonym Propofol
Density 0.962g/mL
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P362-P405-P501a
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number SL0810000
CAS 2078-54-8
Beilstein 1866484
Quantity 25g
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
TSCA TSCA
Assay 97%
Merck Index 14,7834
Refractive Index 1.5140

Applications
2,6-Diisopropylphenol plays the role of an antioxidant by reacting with free radicals to form a phenoxyl radical, a property associated with all phenol-based free radical scavengers. It is an effective intravenous hypnotic agent, widely used for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia and for sedation in the intensive care unit. It is useful for the induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia.

Solubility
Very slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P362-P405-P501a
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.