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76-93-7 - Benzilic acid, 99% - Diphenylglycolic acid - A12983 - Alfa Aesar

A12983 Benzilic acid, 99%

CAS Number
76-93-7
Synonyms
Diphenylglycolic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 21.00
500g 78.70
2500g 325.00
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Benzilic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00004447
EINECS
200-993-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C14H12O3
Formula Weight
228.25
Melting point
148-152°
Boiling Point
180°/13mm
Flash Point
215°(419°F)
Density
1.28
Solubility
Sparingly soluble in water (1.4g/L at 25°C).

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Stanley Selman.; Jerome F. Eastham. Benzilic acid and related rearrangements. Q. Rev. Chem. Soc. 1960, 14 221-235.

Harold R. Nace.; David H. Norsteroids. V. The Application of the Benzilic Acid Rearrangement to the Synthesis of A-Norpregnanes1,2. J. Org. Chem. 1964, 29 (7), 1677-1681.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280f-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective clothing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1080
Beilstein
521402
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DD2064000

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