Tribromometacresol

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Tribromometacresol
Tribromometacresol.svg
Clinical data
Other namesMicatex
Triphysan
Triphysol
2,4,6-Tribromo-m-cresol
2,4,6-Tribromo-3-hydroxytoluene
2,4,6-Tribromo-3-methyl-phenol
ATC code
Identifiers
  • 2,4,6-Tribromo-3-methylphenol
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
ECHA InfoCard100.022.757 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC7H5Br3O
Molar mass344.828 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
Melting point81.5 to 85.5 °C (178.7 to 185.9 °F)
  • Cc1c(cc(c(c1Br)O)Br)Br
  • InChI=1S/C7H5Br3O/c1-3-4(8)2-5(9)7(11)6(3)10/h2,11H,1H3
  • Key:QKHROXOPRBWBDD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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Tribromometacresol is an antifungal medication.[1] This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as meta cresols, containing a meta cresol moiety which consists of a benzene ring bearing a methyl group and a hydroxyl group at ring positions 1 and 3, respectively.

References

  1. ^ Zsolnai T (1960). "Action of new fungicides. I. Phenol derivatives". Biochemical Pharmacology. 5: 1–19. doi:10.1016/0006-2952(60)90002-2.