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131-57-7 - 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone, 98+% - Oxybenzone - A17662 - Alfa Aesar

A17662 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone, 98+%

CAS Number
131-57-7
Synonyms
Oxybenzone

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 17.60
250g 63.10
1000g 203.00
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2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00008387
EINECS
205-031-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C14H12O3
Formula Weight
228.25
Melting point
62-65°
Boiling Point
ca 150°/5mm
Flash Point
216°(420°F)
Density
1.300
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone is used as a broad-band filter in sunscreens cosmetic products in order to protect the skin from the deleterious effects of the sun. It acts as a reagent in the gravimetric determination of copper(II). Further, it is used in the preparation of poly[(2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone) propylene], which is a polymeric ligand useful for the synthesis of metal/ligand polychelates.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with bases, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Yiin, L. M.; Tian, J. N.; Hung, C. C. Assessment of dermal absorption of DEET-containing insect repellent and oxybenzone-containing sunscreen using human urinary metabolites. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 2015, 22 (9), 7062-7070.

Louis, G. M. B.; Chen, Z.; Kim, S.; Sapra, K. J.; Bae, J.; Kannan, K. Urinary concentrations of benzophenone-type ultraviolet light filters and semen quality. Fertil. Steril. 2015, 104 (4), 989-996.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6954
Beilstein
1913145
Harmonized Tariff Code
2914.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DJ1575000

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