CHEBI:5693 - hexachlorophene

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ChEBI Name hexachlorophene
ChEBI ID CHEBI:5693
Definition An organochlorine compound that is diphenylmethane in which each of the phenyl groups is substituted by chlorines at positions 2, 3, and 5, and by a hydroxy group at position 6. An antiseptic that is effective against Gram-positive organisms, it is used in soaps and creams for the treatment of various skin disorders. It is also used in agriculture as an acaricide and fungicide.
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Formula C13H6Cl6O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 406.90400
InChI InChI=1S/C13H6Cl6O2/c14-6-2-8(16)12(20)4(10(6)18)1-5-11(19)7(15)3-9(17)13(5)21/h2-3,20-21H,1H2
InChIKey ACGUYXCXAPNIKK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Oc1c(Cl)cc(Cl)c(Cl)c1Cc1c(O)c(Cl)cc(Cl)c1Cl
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fungicide
A substance used to destroy fungal pests.
antibacterial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
Application(s): 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).
acaricide
A substance used to destroy pests of the subclass Acari (mites and ticks).
fungicide
A substance used to destroy fungal pests.
agrochemical
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
antibacterial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
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Outgoing hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) has role acaricide (CHEBI:22153)
hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) has role antibacterial agent (CHEBI:33282)
hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) has role antiseptic drug (CHEBI:48218)
hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) has role fungicide (CHEBI:24127)
hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) is a polyphenol (CHEBI:26195)
hexachlorophene (CHEBI:5693) is a trichlorobenzene (CHEBI:27096)
IUPAC Name
2,2'-methylenebis(3,4,6-trichlorophenol)
INNs Sources
hexachlorophene WHO MedNet
hexachlorophène WHO MedNet
hexachlorophenum WHO MedNet
hexaclorofeno WHO MedNet
Synonyms Sources
2,2',3,3',5,5'-hexachloro-6,6'-dihydroxydiphenylmethane NIST Chemistry WebBook
2,2'-dihydroxy-3,3',5,5',6,6'-hexachlorodiphenylmethane NIST Chemistry WebBook
2,2'-dihydroxy-3,5,6,3',5',6'-hexachlorodiphenylmethane NIST Chemistry WebBook
2,2'-methanediylbis(3,4,6-trichlorophenol) PDBeChem
bis(2-hydroxy-3,5,6-trichlorophenyl)methane NIST Chemistry WebBook
bis(3,5,6-trichloro-2-hydroxyphenyl)methane NIST Chemistry WebBook
Brand Names Sources
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Database Links Databases
C08039 KEGG COMPOUND
D00859 KEGG DRUG
DB00756 DrugBank
H3P PDBeChem
Hexachlorophene Wikipedia
HMDB14894 HMDB
US2250480 Patent
US2435593 Patent
US2812365 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2064407 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
70-30-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
70-30-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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22 October 2014