10832

Sigma-Aldrich

2-Phenoxyethanol

tested according to Ph. Eur.

Synonym(s):
PHE, PHE-S, Phenoxyethanolum, Phenylglycol, Ethylene glycol monophenyl ether, PHE-G, PhG
Linear Formula:
C6H5OCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1364011
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Agency/Method

USP/NF
tested according to Ph. Eur.

form

liquid

bp

244-246 °C

mp

11-13 °C

density

1.107 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

OCCOc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C8H10O2/c9-6-7-10-8-4-2-1-3-5-8/h1-5,9H,6-7H2

InChI key

QCDWFXQBSFUVSP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

Xn

Risk Statement

22-36

Safety Statement

26

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

1

Flash Point(F)

249.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

121 °C

Jessica Stahl et al.
International wound journal, 7(1), 62-69 (2010-04-23)
A combination of 0.1% octenidine dihydrochloride and 2% 2-phenoxyethanol (octenisept) is a commonly used disinfectant in human medicine. As porcine skin represents an adequate model for human skin, the effect of octenidine dihydrochloride and phenoxyethanol on wound healing is studied...
Shao-Ping Weng et al.
Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.), 29(4), 452-457 (2010-04-13)
Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether (EGME) is known to alter the reproductive function of exposed animals and their offspring; however, its influence on cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs) remains unclear. This study assessed the toxicity of EGME on oocytes and COCs by analyzing...
J Lademann et al.
Skin pharmacology and physiology, 25(2), 100-106 (2012-02-04)
Colonization and infection of wounds represent a major reason for the impairment of tissue repair. Recently, it has been reported that tissue-tolerable plasma (TTP) is highly efficient in the reduction of the bacterial load of the skin. In the present...
M Rosa Pena Ferreira et al.
Skin research and technology : official journal of International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS) [and] International Society for Digital Imaging of Skin (ISDIS) [and] International Society for Skin Imaging (ISSI), 16(4), 444-449 (2010-10-07)
Age has a huge influence on skin roughness; with increasing age, the number of collagen and elastine fibers is reduced and elasticity decreases significantly. Pharmaceutical and cosmetics, environmental factors and lifestyle have an important effect on skin. In this study...
Michael D Lundov et al.
Contact dermatitis, 64(6), 330-336 (2011-04-21)
Methylisothiazolinone (MI) used alone is a new preservative causing a high prevalence of contact allergy. The eliciting threshold of MI is unknown. The combination of MI and phenoxyethanol enhances the antimicrobial efficacy of MI. The eliciting doses of MI contact...

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