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Alfa Aesar™ Benzoin, 99%

$39.49 - $461.07

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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alfa aesar™
A101880B
1000g Each for $105.62

AAA101880I

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alfa aesar™
A101880I
5000g Each for $461.07

AAA1018830

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alfa aesar™
A1018830
250g Each for $39.49
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.