Agent Name

Tetraphenylporphine

CAS Number

917-23-7

Formula

C44-H30-N4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

21H,23H-Porphine, 5,10,15,20-tetraphenyl-; 5,10,15,20-Tetraphenyl-21H,23H-porphine; Porphine, 5,10,15,20-tetraphenyl- (VAN) (8CI); 5,10,15,20-Tetraphenylporphine; meso-Tetraphenylporphine; Tetraphenylporphyrin; [ChemIDplus] meso-Tetraphenylporphine, chlorine free; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Porphyrins

Description

Purple crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Tetraphenylporphyrin, abbreviated TPP or H2TPP, is a synthetic heterocyclic compound that resembles naturally occurring porphyrins. . . . H2TPP is a photosensitizer for the production of singlet oxygen." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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