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Alfa Aesar™ Benzil, 98%

$31.42 - $365.76

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzil
CAS 134-81-6
Molecular Formula C14H10O2
Formula Weight 210.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003080
Beilstein 608047
Merck Index 14,1078
Synonym Dibenzoyl
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AAA125790E

 
alfa aesar™
A12579-0E
2500g Each for $365.76

AAA1257922

 
alfa aesar™
A12579-22
100g Each for $31.42
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 346° to 348°C
Melting Point 94° to 96°C
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Benzil
CAS 134-81-6
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C14H10O2
Formula Weight 210.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003080
Beilstein 608047
Merck Index 14,1078
Synonym Dibenzoyl
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
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. Continue rinsing.
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.
RTECS Number DD1925000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Benzil is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate and uv curing resin photosensitizer. In polymer chemistry, it is used as a photoinitiator. Further, it serves as a potent inhibitor of human carboxylesterases. It is used in the preparation of diketimines by reacting with amines. It is also involved in the famous benil-benzilic acid rearrangement. In addition this, it reacts with 1,3-diphenylacetone to get tetraphenylcyclopentadienone.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol and ethyl ether. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
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. Continue rinsing.
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.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.