4,4′-Difluorobenzil is used in the preparation of 2,3-bis(4-fluorophenyl)thieno[3,4-b]pyrazine. It is also used in the synthesis of poly(ether-α-diketone)s, via nucleophilic substitution reaction with bisphenol A, 4,4′-difluoro-2,3-diphenylpyrazine (DPPF) and 4,4′-difluoro-5-methyl 2,3-diphenylpyrazine (MDPPF), via direct condensation with ethylenediamine and 1,2-diaminopropane, respectively, 2,3-bis(4-fluorophenyl)quinoxaline, via direct condensation with 1,2-phenylenediamine.
Soluble in water.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances such as oxidizing agents.
|120° to 122°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA