CHEBI:34393 - 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol

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ChEBI Name 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol
Definition A member of the class of phenols that is 3,5-xylenol which is substituted at position 4 by chlorine. It is bactericidal against most Gram-positive bacteria but less effective against Staphylococci and Gram-negative bacteria, and often inactive against Pseudomonas species. It is ineffective against bacterial spores.
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Formula C8H9ClO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 156.60900
Monoisotopic Mass 156.03419
InChI InChI=1S/C8H9ClO/c1-5-3-7(10)4-6(2)8(5)9/h3-4,10H,1-2H3
SMILES Cc1cc(O)cc(C)c1Cl
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): disinfectant
An antimicrobial agent that is applied to non-living objects to destroy harmful microorganisms or to inhibit their activity.
Application(s): molluscicide
A substance used to destroy pests of the phylum Mollusca.
antiseptic drug
A substance used locally on humans and other animals to destroy harmful microorganisms or to inhibit their activity (cf. disinfectants, which destroy microorganisms found on non-living objects, and antibiotics, which can be transported through the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria within the body).
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Outgoing 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol (CHEBI:34393) has functional parent 3,5-xylenol (CHEBI:38572)
4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol (CHEBI:34393) has role antiseptic drug (CHEBI:48218)
4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol (CHEBI:34393) has role disinfectant (CHEBI:48219)
4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol (CHEBI:34393) has role molluscicide (CHEBI:33904)
4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol (CHEBI:34393) is a monochlorobenzenes (CHEBI:83403)
4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol (CHEBI:34393) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
INNs Sources
chloroxylénol WHO MedNet
chloroxylenol ChemIDplus
chloroxylenolum ChemIDplus
cloroxilenol ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
2-chloro-5-hydroxy-1,3-dimethylbenzene ChemIDplus
2-chloro-5-hydroxy-m-xylene ChemIDplus
2-Chloro-m-xylenol ChemIDplus
3,5-dimethyl-4-chlorophenol ChemIDplus
4-chloro-1-hydroxy-3,5-dimethylbenzene ChemIDplus
4-chloro-m-xylenol ChemIDplus
chloro-xylenol ChemIDplus
p-chloro-3,5-xylenol ChemIDplus
p-chloro-m-xylenol ChemIDplus
parachlorometaxylenol ChemIDplus
parametaxylenol DrugCentral
PCMX ChemIDplus
Brand Names Sources
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Manual Xrefs Databases
1615 PPDB
1615 VSDB
3094 DrugCentral
Chloroxylenol Wikipedia
US2350677 Patent
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88-04-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
88-04-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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08 August 2017