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946-80-5 - Benzyl phenyl ether, 97% - Benzyloxybenzene - alpha-Phenoxytoluene - B22539 - Alfa Aesar

B22539 Benzyl phenyl ether, 97%

CAS Number
946-80-5
Synonyms
Benzyloxybenzene
alpha-Phenoxytoluene

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 23.60
25g 69.30
100g 226.00
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Benzyl phenyl ether, 97%

MDL
MFCD00020660

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H5CH2OC6H5
Formula Weight
184.24
Melting point
37-40°
Boiling Point
286-287°
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Benzyl phenyl ether reacts with aluminum bromide in chlorobenzene solution to afford a mixture of phenol, o-benzyl phenol and dichlorodiphenylmethane. It is a useful as model compound in catalytic chemistry to represent the a-O4 ether bond in lignin and coal. It contains a weak ether bond of 234kJ/mol and belongs to the most thermo-labile compounds in lignin and low rank coal. Influence of alkali carbonates, common additives in biomass conversion, on the reaction pathways of BPE in superheated water has been reported. Cesium-exchanged heteropolyacid catalyzed decomposition of benzyl phenyl ether to aromatics has been investigated. Photo-Claisen rearrangements of benzyl phenyl ether was investigated in cation-exchanged Y zeolites and polyethylenes of differing crystallinities.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Richard H.Schlosberg; William H.Davis Jr.; Terrence R.Ashe. Pyrolysis studies of organic oxygenates. 2. Benzyl phenyl ether pyrolysis under batch autoclave conditions. Fuel. 1981, 60,(3), 201-204.

 

Virginia Roberts; Sebastian Fendt; Angeliki A.Lemonidou; Xuebing Li; Johannes A.Lercher. Influence of alkali carbonates on benzyl phenyl ether cleavage pathways in superheated water. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2010, 95,(1-2), 71-77.

Other References

Beilstein
2045713
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.30
TSCA
No

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