Agent Name

Thymol iodide

CAS Number

552-22-7

Formula

C20-H24-I2-O2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,1'-Biphenyl, 4,4'-bis(iodooxy)-2,2'-dimethyl-5, 5'-bis(1-methylethyl)-; 4,4'-Bis(iodooxy)-2,2'-dimethyl-5,5'-bis(1-methylethyl-1,1'-biphenyl; Annidalin; Aristol; Bithymol diiodide; Diiododithymol; Dithymol diiodide; Hypoiodous acid, 2,2'-dimethyl-5,5'-bis(1-methylethyl)(1,1'-biphenyl)-4,4'-diyl ester; Iodistol; Iodohydromol; Iodosol; Iodothymol; Iodothymol (VAN); Iosol; Iothymol; Lothymol; Thymiode; Thymiodol; Thymodin; Thymotol; 5,5'-Diisopropyl-2,2'-dimethylbiphenyl-4,4'-diyl dihypoiodite; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

Reddish-brown or reddish-yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antifungal drug and antiseptic; [HSDB]

Comments

Estimated lethal oral dose = 1 ounce to 1 pint for a 150 lb. person; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

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