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Alfa Aesar™ Benzilic acid, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzilic acid
CAS 76-93-7
Molecular Formula C14H12O3
Formula Weight 228.25
MDL Number MFCD00004447
Beilstein 521402
Merck Index 14,1080
Synonym Diphenylglycolic acid
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Benzilic acid
CAS 76-93-7
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280f-P405-P403+P233
Wear protective clothing.
Store locked up.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Keep container tightly closed.
RTECS Number DD2064000
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C14H12O3
Formula Weight 228.25
MDL Number MFCD00004447
Beilstein 521402
Merck Index 14,1080
Synonym Diphenylglycolic acid
Boiling Point 180°C (13mmHg)
Melting Point 148° to 152°C
Quantity 500g
Flash Point 215°C (419°F)
Odor Odorless

Applications
Benzilic acid is used in organic synthesis, as a base point for preparation of glycollate pharmaceuticals and some hallucinogenic (deliriant) drugs - BZ, and Benactyzine being two examples. It is also used to determine zirconium and to get benzophenone.

Solubility
Sparingly soluble in water (1.4g/L at 25°C).

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.