Compound name: Diphenyl Ether
Description: Diphenyl ether is used in the manufacture of high-temperature lubricants. It is also known as diphenyl oxide (DPO). It is a colourless liquid with a floral odour. Halogenated diphenyl oxides used in insecticides, fungicides, wood preservatives, and flame retardants for appliance casings in consumer electronic products, High temperature solvents, Coatings, Textile dye labelling, Plastics. Triclosan is one of its derivatives. It has antibacterial properties and has been used in antibacterial soaps.
Database Links: CHEBI:39258