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Alfa Aesar™ Benzophenone, 99%

$31.03 - $73.53

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzophenone
CAS 119-61-9
Molecular Formula C13H10O
Formula Weight 182.22
MDL Number MFCD00003076
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1238185
Merck Index 14,1098
Synonym Diphenyl ketone
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AAA107390B

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alfa aesar™
A107390B
1000g Each for $73.53

AAA1073930

  SDS
alfa aesar
A1073930
250g Each for $31.03

AAA107390I

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alfa aesar™
A107390I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Benzophenone
CAS 119-61-9
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number DI9950000
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula C13H10O
Formula Weight 182.22
MDL Number MFCD00003076
UN Number UN3077
Beilstein 1238185
Merck Index 14,1098
Synonym Diphenyl ketone
Boiling Point 305°C
Melting Point 47° to 50°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 138°C (280°F)
Odor Pleasant

Applications
Benzophenone is widely employed as a photo initiator in UV-curing applications such as inks, imaging and clear coatings in the printing industry. It acts as a UV blocker to prevent photo-degradation of the packaging polymers or its contents. It protects some products such as perfumes and soaps from ultraviolet light. It serves to manufacturers to package the product in clear glass or plastic.

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

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and reducing agents.