CompoundsActive IngredientsPropofol CAS 2078-54-8

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It is an injectable, short-acting general anesthetic with a low incidence of side effects.

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Propofol CAS 2078-54-8 Product Information

Product Name: Propofol
Synonyms: 2,6-DIISOPROPYLPHENOL;2,6-BIS(1-METHYLETHYL)PHENOL;Diprivan10;Disoprofol;PD18215;Phenol, 2,6-diisopropyl-;Phenol,2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)-;Phenol,2,6-diisopropyl-
CAS NO:  2078-54-8
Molecular Weight: 178.271
Molecular Formula: C12H18O
Boiling Point: 256.0±0.0 °C at 760 mmHg
Melting point: 18 °C(lit.)
Density: 0.9±0.1 g/cm3
Appearance: Pale Yellow to Yellow Liquid
EINECS: 218-206-6
Solubility: Very slightly soluble in water, miscible with hexane and with methanol
Storage: 2-8°C

what is propofol

Propofol is a medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as intravenous (IV) anesthetics. It is commonly used for induction and maintenance of general anesthesia during surgical procedures.

Propofol is administered intravenously and works by depressing the central nervous system, leading to sedation, unconsciousness, and loss of awareness. It has a rapid onset of action, usually causing the patient to become unconscious within seconds to minutes after administration. It is also known for its quick recovery time, allowing patients to wake up relatively quickly after the administration of the drug is stopped.

In addition to its use in anesthesia, propofol is sometimes used for sedation in intensive care units (ICUs) to help keep patients calm and comfortable while on mechanical ventilation or undergoing invasive procedures.

It’s important to note that propofol should only be administered by medical professionals who are trained in anesthesia or critical care, as it requires careful monitoring and expertise to ensure patient safety.

propofol half life

The half-life of propofol, also known as 2,6-diisopropylphenol, can vary depending on factors such as the patient’s age, health condition, and metabolism. Generally, the half-life of propofol in healthy individuals ranges from about 2 to 24 hours.

It’s important to note that the half-life represents the time it takes for the concentration of a drug in the body to decrease by half. However, it typically takes several half-lives for a drug to be completely eliminated from the body.

propofol side effects

Propofol is a medication used for anesthesia. Common side effects of propofol include fast or slow heart rate, high or low blood pressure, injection site reactions (burning, stinging, or pain), apnea, rash, and itching.

propofol infusion syndrome

Propofol infusion syndrome is a rare but serious complication of propofol use that can occur in critically ill patients who receive high doses of the drug for prolonged periods of time .

propofol dose

The dose of propofol depends on the patient’s age, weight, and medical condition. It is administered by a healthcare professional in a hospital or clinic setting.

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Weight 1 kg
Melting Point

18 °C(lit.)

Boiling point 

256 °C764 mm Hg(lit.)

Flash Point

>230 °F


0.962 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)


Light yellow




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