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13020-57-0 - 3-Hydroxybenzophenone, 99% - A18061 - Alfa Aesar

A18061 3-Hydroxybenzophenone, 99%

CAS Number

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 41.31
5g 145.23
25g 493.60
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3-Hydroxybenzophenone, 99%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Soluble in Chloroform, DCM. Ethyl Acetate.


3-Hydroxybenzophenone is a benzophenone metabolite with potential estrogenic and anti-androgenic activity. is a more attractive hydrogen bonding co-material for MCPBA, as the 3-hydroxyl group is unable to form an intramolecular hydrogen bond. It is commonly used as a radical and cationic photo initiators.


Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Yoko Kawamura.; Motoh Mutsuga.; Teruhisa Kato.; Mitsuru Iida.; Kenichi Tanamoto. strogenic and Anti-Androgenic Activities of Benzophenones in Human Estrogen and Androgen Receptor Mediated Mammalian Reporter Gene Assays.J. Health. Sci.,2005,51(48), 48-54.

Marianne Placzek.; Markus Dendorfer.; Bernhard Przybilla.; Klaus-P. Gilbertz.; and Bernadette Eberlein. Photosensitizing Properties of Compounds Related to Benzophenone.Acta Derm Venereol.,2013,9330-32.

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.

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