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Substance Name: Mequinol [USAN:INN:DCF]
RN: 150-76-5
UNII: 6HT8U7K3AM
InChIKey: NWVVVBRKAWDGAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Depigmenting agent.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H8-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 124.1382
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antioxidants
  • Mutation Data
  • Protective Agents
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Treatment of Hyperpigmentation

Superlist Classification Code

  • TWA 5 mg/m3

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 4-Methoxyphenol
  • Hydroquinone monomethyl ether
  • Mequinol
  • Mequinol [USAN:INN:DCF]
  • p-Hydroxyanisole
  • p-Methoxyphenol
  • Phenol, 4-methoxy-

Synonyms

  • 1-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzene
  • 4-Hydroxyanisole
  • 4-Methoxyphenol
  • AI3-00841
  • BMS 181158
  • BMS-181158
  • CCRIS 5531
  • EC 205-769-8
  • EINECS 205-769-8
  • HQMME
  • HSDB 4258
  • Hydroquinone methyl ether
  • Hydroquinone monomethyl ether
  • Leucobasal
  • Leucodine B
  • Mechinolo
  • Mechinolo [DCIT]
  • Mechinolum
  • MEHQ
  • Mequinol
  • Mequinolum
  • Mequinolum [INN-Latin]
  • Mono methyl ether hydroquinone
  • Monomethyl ether hydroquinone
  • Novo-Dermoquinona
  • NSC 4960
  • p-Guaiacol
  • p-Hydroxyanisole
  • p-Hydroxymethoxybenzene
  • p-Methoxyphenol
  • Phenol, 4-methoxy-
  • PMF (antioxidant)
  • UNII-6HT8U7K3AM
  • USAF AN-7

Systematic Names

  • 4-Methoxyphenol
  • Mequinol
  • Phenol, 4-methoxy-
  • Phenol, p-methoxy-

Superlist Names

  • 4-Methoxyphenol
  • p-Hydroxyanisole
  • p-Methoxyphenol
  • Phenol, 4-methoxy-
  • Phenol, p-methoxy-

Mixture Name

  • Solage

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 150-76-5

FDA UNII

  • 6HT8U7K3AM

Related Registry Number

  • 1122-93-6 (potassium salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000150765

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H8O2/c1-9-7-4-2-6(8)3-5-7/h2-5,8H,1H3

InChIKey

NWVVVBRKAWDGAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

COc1ccc(O)cc1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD691-490,
rat LD50 oral 1600mg/kg (1600mg/kg)   Kodak Company Reports. Vol. 21MAY1971,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 57 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 243 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.58 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 4.00E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 8.30E-03 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 5.53E-07 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.98E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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