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A15791 Diphenyl ether, 99%

CAS Number
101-84-8
Synonyms
Phenyl ether
Diphenyl oxide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A15791-30 250g 20.20
A15791-36 500g 24.80
A15791-0E 2500g 76.70
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Diphenyl ether, 99%

MDL
MFCD00003034
EINECS
202-981-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C12H10O
Formula Weight
170.21
Melting point
26-29°
Boiling Point
258-260°
Flash Point
125°(257°F)
Density
1.071
Refractive Index
1.5805
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, chloroform, ethyl acetate, benzene, diethyl ether and glacial acetic acid. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Diphenyl ether is widely used as a heat transfer agent and a dye carrier. It is employed as a processing aid in the production of polyesters. It acts as a chemical intermediate in the production of surface active agents and high temperature lubricants, fire retardants like polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and fragrance for detergents. It plays a vital role in the Ferrario reaction to produce phenoxathiin, which finds application in polyamide and polyimide production.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Useful reaction medium for high-temperature reactions, e.g. cyclizations and decarboxylations.

Yokota, N.; Ono, H.; Miyake, J.; Nishino, E.; Asazawa, K.; Watanabe, M.; Miyatake, K. Anion Conductive Aromatic Block Copolymers Containing Diphenyl Ether or Sulfide Groups for Application to Alkaline Fuel Cells. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6 (19), 17044-17052.

Stelt, T. P.; Casati, E.; Colonna, N. C. P. Technical equation of state models for heat transfer fluids made of biphenyl and diphenyl ether and their mixtures. Fluid Phase Equilib. 2015, 393, 64-77.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P280i-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Other References

Merck
14,7288
Beilstein
1364620
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.30
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KN8970000

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