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Alfa Aesar™ alpha,alpha-Dichlorodiphenylmethane, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material alpha,alpha-Dichlorodiphenylmethane
CAS 2051-90-3
Molecular Formula (C6H5)2CCl2
Formula Weight 237.13
MDL Number MFCD00000811
UN Number UN3265
Synonym Benzophenone dichloride
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AAL2044506

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alfa aesar™
L2044506
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL2044514

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alfa aesar™
L2044514
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL2044522

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alfa aesar™
L2044522
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 237.13
Chemical Name or Material alpha,alpha-Dichlorodiphenylmethane
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula (C6H5)2CCl2
CAS 2051-90-3
Synonym Benzophenone dichloride
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA TSCA
MDL Number MFCD00000811
UN Number UN3265
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Boiling Point 180° to 181°C (17mmHg)
Quantity 5g
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

Applications
α,α-Dichlorodiphenylmethane is a degradation product of of polychloroaromatic insecticides such as Dicofol (D436700) and DDT. It is also used as a catalyst for photodegradation of plastics. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals.

Solubility
Soluble in water (reacts), ether, benzene, ethanol, and toluene.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.