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Alfa Aesar™ Benzoin, 99%

$40.34 - $471.01

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzoin
CAS 119-53-9
Molecular Formula C14H12O2
Formula Weight 212.25
MDL Number MFCD00004496
Beilstein 391839
Merck Index 14,1093
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-2-phenylacetophenone
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AAA101880B

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A101880B
1000g Each for $107.89

AAA101880I

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A101880I
5000g Each for $471.01

AAA1018830

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A1018830
250g Each for $40.34
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 212.25
Chemical Name or Material Benzoin
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C14H12O2
MDL Number MFCD00004496
CAS 119-53-9
Beilstein 391839
Merck Index 14,1093
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-2-phenylacetophenone
Boiling Point 334° to 344°C
Melting Point 131° to 136°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 181°C (357°F)
Odor Pleasant
RTECS Number DI1590000

Applications
Benzoin is used as a flavor, antiseptic and photopolymerization catalyst. It is also used as a raw material in organic syntheses. It serves as a precursor to benzil, which is a photoinitiator. Further, it is used as degassing agent for powder coatings. In addition to this, it is used as an additive and in powder coating to remove the pinhole phenomenon.

Solubility
Soluble in chlorine. Slightly soluble in water, ethanol and ether.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with acids, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides and strong oxidizing agents.