2-Phenoxyethanol - CAS 122-99-6

2-Phenoxyethanol (CAT: R023549) is a versatile chemical compound widely used as a preservative, stabilizer, and solvent in various applications. Its mode of action involves disrupting the cell membranes of microorganisms and preventing their growth, making it an effective antimicrobial agent. With its pharmacologic action centered on microbial control, it finds applications in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and personal care products to extend shelf life and maintain product quality. Additionally, its solvency properties make it useful in industrial settings for dissolving various substances.

Catalog Number: R023549

CAS Number: 122-99-6

PubChem Substance ID:355097843

Molecular Formula: C8H10O2

Molecular Weight:138.166

Purity: ≥95%

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Synonyms(2-Hydroxyethoxy)benzene; 1-Hydroxy-2-phenoxyethane; 2-Hydroxyethyl Phenyl Ether; 2-Phenoxyethyl Alcohol; Agrisol PX 401; Arosol; Dalpad A; Dowanol EP; Dowanol EPh; Emeressence 1160; Ethylene Glycol Monophenyl Ether; Ethylene Glycol Phenyl Ether; Eux


Molecular Formula: C8H10O2
Molecular Weight138.166

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Name2-phenoxyethanol