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94-36-0 - Benzoyl peroxide, 97% (dry wt.), wet with 25% water - Dibenzoyl peroxide - L13174 - Alfa Aesar

L13174 Benzoyl peroxide, 97% (dry wt.), wet with 25% water

CAS Number
94-36-0
Synonyms
Dibenzoyl peroxide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 16.29
250g 33.99
1000g 91.16
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Benzoyl peroxide, 97% (dry wt.), wet with 25% water

MDL
MFCD00003071
EINECS
202-327-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C14H10O4
Formula Weight
242.23
Solubility
Soluble in ether and chloroform. Slightlysoluble in ethanol. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Benzoyl peroxide is widely utilized as a radical initiator to induce polymerizations. It finds applications for acne treatment, for bleaching flour, hair and teeth and for cross-linking polyester resins. It also has major applications in antiseptic and bleaching properties. It serves as a catalyst for polyester thermoset resins and as a hardener to start the polymerization process.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizer, reducing agents, acids, bases, alcohols and metals.

Literature References

Free-radical initiator for a wide variety of homolytic reactions, e.g. halogenations with bromine or NBS.

Semsarzadeh, M. A.; Alamdari, P. Co(acac)2 mediated controlled radical copolymerization of vinyl acetate and methyl acrylate initiated by benzoyl peroxide. Macromol. Res. 2015, 23 (2), 139-144.

Gollnick, H. P. M.; Friedrich, M.; Peschen, M.; Pettker, R.; Pier, A.; Jostingmeyer, V. S.; Porombka, D.; Pulido, R.; Jackel, A. Safety and efficacy of adapalene 0.1% / benzoyl peroxide 2.5% in the long-term treatment of predominantly moderate acne with or without concomitant medication - results from the non-interventional cohort study ELANG. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2015, 29 (4), 15-22.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H242-H319-H317

Heating may cause a fire. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P220-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P363-P410-P411a+P235-P420-P501a

None

Other References

Merck
14,1116
Beilstein
984320
Hazard Class
5.2
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.32
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DM8575000

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