Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide


2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoylphenyl phosphinate, (Diphenylphosphoryl)(mesityl)methanone, (2,4,6-Trimethylbenzoyl)diphenylphosphine oxide
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88-92 °C (lit.)

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Diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide (TPO) is a monoacylphosphine oxide based photoinitiator that can be incorporated in a variety of polymeric matrixes for efficient curing and color stability of the resin.


TPO can be used in the photo-crosslinking of PMMA composite, which can further be used as a gate insulator in organic thin film transistors (OTFTs). It can also be used in the formation of UV curable urethane-acrylate coatings. It may also be used in the photoinduced reaction for the formation of organophosphine compounds, which potentially find their usage as ligands with metal catalysts and reagents.


10, 50 g in poly bottle

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light sensitive

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN 3077 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany


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PMMA-based patternable gate insulators for organic thin-film transistors
Kim TG, et al.
Synthetic Metals, 159(7-8), 749-753 (2009)
Ela Sachyani Keneth et al.
Polymers, 12(3) (2020-03-27)
Shape memory polymers are attractive smart materials that have many practical applications and academic interest. Three-dimensional (3D) printable shape memory polymers are of great importance for the fabrication of soft robotic devices due to their ability to build complex 3D...
Andrew V Healy et al.
Pharmaceutics, 11(12) (2019-12-11)
The introduction of three-dimensional printing (3DP) has created exciting possibilities for the fabrication of dosage forms, paving the way for personalized medicine. In this study, oral dosage forms of two drug concentrations, namely 2.50% and 5.00%, were fabricated via stereolithography...
Monomer-to-polymer conversion and micro-tensile bond strength to dentine of experimental and commercial adhesives containing diphenyl (2, 4, 6-trimethylbenzoyl) phosphine oxide or a camphorquinone/amine photo-initiator system
Miletic V, et al.
Journal of Dentistry, 41(10), 918-926 (2013)
I Capasso et al.
Scientific reports, 10(1), 612-612 (2020-01-19)
Motivated by the hierarchical micro and nanoscale features in terms of porosity of diatomite, the production of ceramic-graded porous foams with tailored porosity, obtained by using it as raw material, has been proposed. The main challenge during the foam-production process...
The manufacture of monomers for use in ophthalmic applications is driven by the need for higher purity, improved reliability of manufacturing supply, but ultimately by the need for the increased comfort, convenience, and safety of contact lens wearers. Daily wear contact lenses have the potential to fill this need for many customers; however, their widespread use is constrained by higher costs compared to weekly- or monthly-based lenses. New approaches that improve cost structure and result in higher quality raw materials are needed to help make contact lenses more affordable and accelerate growth of the contact lens market.
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