Alfa Aesar™ Benzoin, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A10188.30

UNSPSC: 12352104

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 119-53-9 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 250g

Product Code. 11489492

Quantity Price
1 £ 9.75 / 250g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 03-03-2017
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Description and Specification

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

Specification

Formula Weight 212.25
Melting Point 131° to 136°C
Quantity 250g
Odor Pleasant
Beilstein 391839
Synonym 2-Hydroxy-2-phenylacetophenone
Assay 99%
Merck Index 14,1093
Molecular Formula C14H12O2
Boiling Point 334° to 344°C
RTECS Number DI1590000
MDL Number MFCD00004496
Chemical Name or Material Benzoin
TSCA TSCA
Flash Point 181°C (357°F)
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.