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2,6-diisopropyl phenol

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CAS Number: 2078-54-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):28449-97-0
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:218-206-6
Nikkaji Web:J102.606B
Beilstein Number:1866484
XlogP3:3.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:178.27466000
Formula:C12 H18 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.96200 @ 25.00 °C.
Refractive Index:1.51400 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point: 18.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 254.00 to 256.00 °C. @ 764.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.010000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:5.6 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 235.00 °F. TCC ( 112.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.790
Soluble in:
 water, 123.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:low
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. mild phenolic
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Alfa Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Propofol 98%
2,6-Diiso Propyl Phenol
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Propofol >98%
Odor: characteristic
Use: Propofol, a hypnotic alkylphenol derivative, is a general anesthetic for surgery or other medical procedures.
Penta International
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2,6-Diisopropylphenol 97%
Vigon International
Diisopropyl-2 6 Phenol
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xn - Harmful.
R 22 - Harmful if swallowed.
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 20/21 - When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intravenous-dog LD50 30 mg/kg
Gekkan Yakuji. Pharmaceuticals Monthly. Vol. 38, Pg. 1117, 1996.

intravenous-man LDLo 386 mg/kg/14D-
Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 23, Pg. 1928, 1995.

unreported-man TDLo 2857 ug/kg/1D-
Anaesthesia. Vol. 43, Pg. 170, 1988.

intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 170 mg/kg
Journal of Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Vol. 2, Pg. 201, 1960.

intravenous-mouse LD50 50 mg/kg
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Vol. 23, Pg. 1350, 1980.

oral-mouse LD50 1100 mg/kg
Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 26, Pg. 953, 1995.

intravenous-rabbit LDLo 20 mg/kg
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Vol. 23, Pg. 1350, 1980.

intravenous-rat LD50 42 mg/kg
Yakuri to Chiryo. Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Vol. 21, Pg. 11, 1993.

oral-rat LD50 500 mg/kg
Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 26, Pg. 953, 1995.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
flavor and fragrance agents
RIFM Fragrance Material Safety Assessment: Search
IFRA Code of Practice Notification of the 49th Amendment to the IFRA Code of Practice
Safety References:
EPI System: View
Daily Med:search
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System:Search
AIDS Citations:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):2078-54-8
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :4943
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
RTECS:SL0810000 for cas# 2078-54-8
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:2078-54-8
Pubchem (cid):4943
Pubchem (sid):134981564
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
KEGG (GenomeNet):C07523
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2907.19.5000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
trade name: diprivan from table
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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2,6-diiso propyl phenol
 diisopropyl-2 6 phenol
 diprivan 10
 phenol, 2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)-
 phenol, 2,6-diisopropyl-
2,6-bis(isopropyl) phenol


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PubMed:Entropy correlates with Richmond Agitation Sedation Scale in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients.
PubMed:Simultaneous determination of 11 related impurities in propofol by gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry coupled with pulsed splitless injection technique.
PubMed:Acitretin exhibits inhibitory effects towards UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT)1A9-mediated 4-methylumbelliferone (4-MU) and propofol glucuronidation reaction.
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PubMed:Evaluation of sigmoidal maturation and allometric models: prediction of propofol clearance in neonates and infants.
PubMed:Self-administration of propofol is mediated by dopamine D1 receptors in nucleus accumbens in rats.
PubMed:Effects of propofol on the activation of hippocampal CaMKII╬▒ in depressed rats receiving electroconvulsive therapy.
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PubMed:Dependence potential of propofol: behavioral pharmacology in rodents.
PubMed:Potential hypersensitivity due to the food or food additive content of medicinal products in Spain.
PubMed:Pharmacokinetics of ketamine and propofol combination administered as ketofol via continuous infusion in cats.
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PubMed:Drug shortage.
PubMed:Procedural sedation practices in Australian Emergency Departments.
PubMed:Anaesthesia of three young grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) for fracture repair.
PubMed:Non-anaesthesiologists should not be allowed to administer propofol for procedural sedation: a Consensus Statement of 21 European National Societies of Anaesthesia.
PubMed:Anesthesia in the patient with multiple drug allergies: are all allergies the same?
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PubMed:Computer-assisted personalized sedation.
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PubMed:Identification of the human UDP-glucuronosyltransferases involved in the glucuronidation of combretastatin A-4.
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PubMed:Off-label medication use in an academic hospital pediatric critical care unit.
PubMed:Schedule of controlled substances; placement of fospropofol into schedule IV. Final rule.
PubMed:Fospropofol: a new sedative-hypnotic agent for monitored anesthesia care.
PubMed:Fospropofol disodium, a water-soluble prodrug of the intravenous anesthetic propofol (2,6-diisopropylphenol).
PubMed:Effect of administration of propofol and xylazine hydrochloride on recovery of horses after four hours of anesthesia with desflurane.
PubMed:Anesthesia or sedation for gastroenterologic endoscopies.
PubMed:The effect of postoperative fasting on vomiting in children and their assessment of pain.
PubMed:Self-limited febrile syndromes temporally associated with the use of propofol for sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures.
PubMed:Fospropofol approved for monitored anesthesia care.
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PubMed:Respiratory failure due to morbid obesity in a patient with Prader-Willi syndrome: an experience of long-term mechanical ventilation.
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PubMed:Sedation and analgesia for gastrointestinal endoscopy during pregnancy.
PubMed:The major role of clinicians in the discovery of off-label drug therapies.
PubMed:Use of intravenous steroids at induction of anaesthesia for adult tonsillectomy to reduce post-operative nausea and vomiting and pain: a double-blind randomized controlled trial.
PubMed:Propofol 6% as sedative in children under 2 years of age following major craniofacial surgery.
PubMed:Droperidol and dolasetron alone or in combination for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after vitrectomy.
PubMed:Safety of sodium phosphate tablets in patients receiving propofol-based sedation for colonoscopy.
PubMed:Efficacy and safety of endoscopic dilation of esophageal strictures in epidermolysis bullosa.
PubMed:Glucuronidation as a mechanism of intrinsic drug resistance in human colon cancer: reversal of resistance by food additives.
PubMed:The FDA warning against prolonged sedation with propofol in children remains warranted.
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PubMed:Differential role of leptin receptors at the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus in tonic regulation of food intake and cardiovascular functions.
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PubMed:Possible anaphylaxis after propofol in a child with food allergy.
PubMed:Gastroenterologist-administered propofol versus meperidine and midazolam for advanced upper endoscopy: a prospective, randomized trial.
PubMed:Propofol does not modify the hemodynamic status of children with intracardiac shunts undergoing cardiac catheterization.
PubMed:Microchip vagal pacing reduces food intake and body mass.
PubMed:The effect of propofol administered intravenously on appetite stimulation in dogs.
PubMed:Enhanced intestinal motility influences absorption in anaesthetized rat.
PubMed:Propofol improves recovery from paraquat acute toxicity in vitro and in vivo.
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PubMed:Comparison of the intravenous reinforcing effects of propofol and methohexital in baboons.
PubMed:Propofol containing sulfite-potential for injury.
PubMed:Antioxidant effects of propofol in human hepatic microsomes: concentration effects and clinical relevance.
PubMed:"Preservatives" in propofol.
PubMed:Effect of enteral versus parenteral feeding on hepatic blood flow and steady state propofol pharmacokinetics in ICU patients.
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PubMed:How do anesthesiologists select patients when introducing a new drug into practice?
PubMed:The initial clinical experience of 1819 physicians in maintaining anesthesia with propofol: characteristics associated with prolonged time to awakening.
PubMed:Endogenous Candida endophthalmitis after intravenous anesthesia with propofol.
PubMed:A method for quantitative analysis of flavor-tainting alkylphenols and aromatic thiols in fish.
an intravenous anesthetic agent which has the advantage of a very rapid onset after infusion or bolus injection plus a very short recovery period of a couple of minutes. (from smith and reynard, textbook of pharmacology, 1992, 1st ed, p206). propofol has been used as anticonvulsants and antiemetics.
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