|Title:|| Phenoxy phenyl ethanones|
|Abstract:||2-Nitrobenzofurans in which the furan ring is either fused to or substituted by a fused bicyclic system, which are active as antimicrobial agents, processes for their use and intermediates therefor are described.|
|Inventor(s):|| Scherrer; Robert A. (White Bear Lake, MN), Stern; Richard M. (Cottage Grove, MN) |
|Assignee:|| Riker Laboratories, Inc. (Northridge, CA) |
|Filing Date:||Mar 05, 1979|
|Claims:||1. A compound of the formula ##STR4## wherein X and X' are individually hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine or carboxyl or together can complete a benzo ring, Y is hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, carboxyl, carboxymethyl or together with Z can form a propylene chain, provided that the compound contains one and only one of the rings including X and X' and Y and Z, and provided further that the compound contains not more than a single carboxyl function. |
2. .alpha.-(5-Indanoxy)acetophenone according to claim 1.