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A18061 3-Hydroxybenzophenone, 98+%

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A18061-03 1g 47.30
A18061-06 5g 144.00
A18061-14 25g 629.00
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3-Hydroxybenzophenone, 98+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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