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A14779 2-Methylbenzophenone, 98+%

CAS Number
131-58-8
Synonyms
Phenyl o-tolyl ketone

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14779-09 10g 35.20
A14779-18 50g 131.00
A14779-30 250g 565.00
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2-Methylbenzophenone, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00008518
EINECS
205-032-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C14H12O
Formula Weight
196.25
Melting point
-18°
Boiling Point
309-311°
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Density
1.085
Refractive Index
1.5950
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

2-Methylbenzophenone, is used as an important raw material and intermediate in organic Synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents. Stable under normal temperature and pressure.

Literature References

PK Das.; JC Scaiano. The formation of two photoenols via a common pathway in the photochemistry of 2-methylbenzophenone. Journal of Photochemistry.1980, 12 (1), 85-90.

T Nakayama.; K Hamanoue.; T Hidaka.; M Okamoto. Photoenolization of 2-methylbenzophenone studied by picosecond and nanosecond laser spectroscopy. Journal of Photochemistry.1980, 24 (1), 71-78.

For a review of the Elbs reaction, in which 2-alkylbenzophenones are cyclized at high temperatures to anthracenes, see: Org. React., 1, 129 (1942).

Other References

Merck
14,7317
Beilstein
2045469
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.39
TSCA
Yes

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