Synonyms: "p-propoxyphenol", "hydroquinone monopropyl ether", "p-propoxy phenol", "4-n-propoxyphenol"

Source: 4-propoxyphenol is used as inhibitor of the polymerization of vinyl and acrylic monomers, especially for clear products and as an antioxidant. It is also used as a stabilizer to inhibit peroxide formation in ethers, chlorinated hydrocarbons and ethyl cellulose, as well as intermediate to manufacture other stabilizers, dyes, pharmaceuticals and plasticizers.


IUPAC Name: 4-propoxyphenol
CAS Number: 18979-50-5
PubChem ID: 29352
Canonical SMILES: CCCOC1=CC=C(C=C1)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C9H12O2
Molecular Weight: 152,1904

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 11


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Schultz TW, Sinks GD, Cronin MTD. 2000. Effect of substituent size and dimensionality on potency of phenolic xenoestrogens evaluated with a recombinant yeast assay. Environ Toxicol Chem 19(11):2637-2642.

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