Chemical Component Summary

Name4-methoxyphenol
Identifiers4-methoxyphenol
FormulaC7 H8 O2
Molecular Weight124.14
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCOc1ccc(cc1)O
InChIInChI=1S/C7H8O2/c1-9-7-4-2-6(8)3-5-7/h2-5,8H,1H3
InChIKeyNWVVVBRKAWDGAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count17
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count17
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB09516 
NameMequinol
Groupsapproved
DescriptionMequinol is a phenol used in various applications. It is used as an inhibitor for acrylic monomers and acrylonitirles, as a stabilizer for chlorinated hydrocarbons and ethyl cellulose, as an ultraviolet inhibitor, as a chemical intermediate in the manufacture of antioxidants, pharmaceuticals, plasticizers, and dyestuffs [L993]. It is found as an active ingredient in topical drugs used for skin depigmentation indicated for the treatment of solar lentigines.
Synonyms
  • 4-Methoxyphenol
  • Mequinol
Brand Names
  • Solage
  • Solag√©
IndicationMequinol is currently primarily available only as an active ingredient in combination products combined with tretinoin that are indicated for the treatment of solar lentigines and related hyperpigmented lesions resulting from chronic sun exposure [FDA Label].
Categories
  • Antioxidants
  • Benzene Derivatives
  • Compounds used in a research, industrial, or household setting
  • Depigmenting Agents
  • Dermatologicals
ATC-CodeD11AX06
CAS number150-76-5

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
CCDC/CSDBAYNIA
PubChem9015
ChEBICHEBI:69441
ChEMBLCHEMBL544
PharosCHEMBL544